Moot Suit: DOJ Withdraws Supreme Court Request Over Trump Blocking Twitter Users

The account holder is no longer president, and the account no longer exists

The case was initially filed in July 2017 by the Knight First Amendment Institute on behalf of seven individuals Twitter/Getty Images

The end of the Donald Trump presidency and the end of the @realDonaldTrump Twitter account roughly two weeks earlier prompted the Department of Justice to withdraw its request that the Supreme Court hear a case regarding Trump’s blocking of critics on the social network.

david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.
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