Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai ran for US Senate in Massachusetts as a Republican and Twitter deleted his tweets. Later it was discovered that the tweets were deleted at the direction of employees of the Massachusetts Secretary of State. That means the government silenced his political speech in order to affect an election.
The proposed law includes a 30-day notice to users when their account has been blocked and tech companies may be sued by individuals for violating the law’s tenets. Penalties related to interference in elections include a $100,000 daily fine levied against any company that deplatforms political candidates.