Why would the government announce a partnership to utilize private industry for spying on citizens?
Do they already have the data they need?
Can data obtained illegally be used in court?
By showing the data was obtained “legally”, can illegally obtained data now be presented “legally” in court?
First Amendment Loophole
Government asks Big Tech to censor you
Big Tech censors you
Since the government didn’t technically censor you, your First Amendment right was not technically violated.
You are effectively silenced by the government with no standing to claim your rights were violated.