more CodeMonkey:

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

Step 1

Government asks Big Tech to censor you

Step 2

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.