To ensure that the company does not condition/restrict use of a product or service based on the ideology, opinion, or perspective of a person or group.
This policy mitigates the risk of violating an emerging group of state laws such as Texas H.B. 20, which prohibit social media companies from engaging in certain types of content- or viewpoint-based censorship.
* These model provisions do not bar companies from adopting policies that prohibit, limit, restrict, or deny services based on lewd, lascivious, filthy, excessively violent, harassing, or similarly harmful content or conduct. Those policies, however, should be drafted to (1) avoid unclear and imprecise terms that imperil free speech, (2) avoid viewpoint discriminatory language, and (3) protect all stakeholders from legitimately harmful content and conduct.
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