The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals blocked a controversial Texas social media law from going into effect Wednesday as industry groups seek to bring the case to the Supreme Court. The court granted a request from the Computer and Communications Industry Association and NetChoice to prevent the law’s implementation ahead of a potential Supreme Court hearing on the case, the tech associations said Wednesday.
Computer-industry trade group sounds warning over fines to be split between city, county treasuries.
Ed Black, president of the Computer & Communications Industry Association, which represents the major edge providers among others, will retire Tuesday following a quarter century atop the trade group. Current CCIA Chief Operating Officer Matt Schruers will succeed Black as president.