A test for online speech

“There will be a libel suit against pro-Trump online trolls who spread lies about a person or business, and it’ll test the laws governing online speech.”

There will be a libel suit against pro-Trump online trolls who spread lies about a person or business, and it’ll test the laws governing online speech.

David Weigel is a national political correspondent for The Washington Post.

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