Shadow Banning Outed in Nunes’ $250-Million Lawsuit v. Twitter

California Congressman Devin Nunes seeks to skewer social media giant Twitter for a practice known online as "shadow banning" where a person or group is isolated from contact with a general online community, their content only reaching a prescribed few. Facebook practices this also. If you are reading this, you are one of the prescribed few with access to Christian Action Network content, because we too are being banned this way. (AP photo)

Fox News – California GOP Rep. Devin Nunes filed a major lawsuit seeking $250 million in compensatory damages . . . against Twitter and a handful of its users on Monday.

[He is] accusing the social media site of shadow-banning conservatives, including himself, to influence the 2018 elections, systematically censoring opposing viewpoints and totally ignoring lawful complaints of repeated abusive behavior.

In a complaint filed in Virginia court Monday, Nunes claimed Twitter wanted to derail his work on the House Intelligence Committee, which he chaired until 2019, as he looked into alleged and apparent surveillance abuses by the government.

Nunes said Twitter was guilty of “knowingly hosting and monetizing content that is clearly abusive, hateful and defamatory . . .

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