June 30, 2021, 12:58 AM
- Suit accusing Facebook of censoring content can’t proceed
- Judge says group failed to show Schiff ordered changes
Facebook Inc. succeeded in fending off a lawsuit by an anti-vaccination group led by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. that claimed the social media site conspired with the federal government to censor and block the group’s vaccine-related content.
U.S. District Judge Susan Illston on Tuesday granted Facebook’s request to dismiss the complaint filed by Children’s Health Defense in August. The group couldn’t show Facebook, at the behest of Represenative Adam Schiff, deactivated a “donate” button, blocked some content and posted a warning notice at the top of its page, Illston said.
Children’s Health Defense, in the lawsuit, cited a letter …
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