Trumps summit shows he needs the tech giants as much as they need him | Carl Miller

The White House social-media conference showed that big techs power will not be diminished any time soon, says technology writer Carl Miller Yesterday, Donald Trump constellation of people from the world of the alt-right, alternative media and conspiracy theorising. Step into this world, and there is a very different internet waiting to be found. Its one where members of the buzzing subreddit The_Donald call Trump daddy or GEOTUS God Emperor of the United States. One that sees Hillary Clinton at …

Trump violated US constitution by blocking critics on Twitter, federal court rules

First amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern, federal appeals court says President Donald Trump cant ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday, saying the first amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern. The second US circuit court of appeals in Manhattan upheld a lower court judge who said Trump violates the constitution when he blocks critics. The irony in all of …