James Damore, the former Google engineer who was fired after distributing a memo questioning the company’s diversity policies, filed a class-action lawsuit Monday claiming that the technology giant discriminates against white men and conservatives.Read More
A conservative reporter who has been criticized as a purveyor of fake news and conspiracy theories has sued Twitter for political discrimination, claiming the platform violated laws and its own rules by banning him for life.
Of course, that's a hard argument to make given that Twitter is also protected by the first amendment and as an internet publisher can choose to terminate accounts. Twitter is protected by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act.
Johnson seems aware of the potential hole in his lawsuit, which he filed in California Superior Court in San Francisco with attorney Robert E. Barnes.
“You can lose a lawsuit and still win the argument,” Johnson told BuzzFeed on Monday.Read More