Monday, June 21, 2021
This coming Friday, June 25, at 1 PM EST, the Federalist Society is presenting Part 3 of its Freedom of Thought Six-Part Zoom Webinar Series. This Part is entitled Limiting the Right to Exclude: Common Carrier and Market Dominance. You can find additional details and register here (a recording of Part 1 can be found here; Part 2 here). Below is a brief description of the focus of the program.
The recent concurrence by Justice Thomas in Biden v. Knight First Amendment Institute has raised new questions about how we might think about restrictions on speech and debate on social media. Where private, concentrated control over online content and platforms exists, can a solution be found in doctrines that limit the right of a private company to exclude?