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Virginia federal court rules against politicians blocking people on social media

Board of Supervisors Chair Phyllis Randall

In a ruling that could have implications for politicians all the way up to the White House, a federal appeals court declared in a recent decision that politicians do not have the right to block people on social media who they disagree with.

The decision was made over the case of Loudoun Board of Supervisors chair Phyllis Randall. The court ruled that Randall had violated the first amendment, while Randall argued that her account is personal.

ABC7's Richard Reeve has more, above.

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