Twitter trolls, mallrats and the future of free speech

Can Twitter Inc lawfully block racists' accounts?

That's the question posed in a lawsuit filed last week by Mr Jared Taylor and his New Century Foundation, an organisation that, according to the Southern Poverty Law Centre, "purports to show the inferiority of blacks to whites".

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 01, 2018, with the headline 'Twitter trolls, mallrats and the future of free speech'. Print Edition | Subscribe