Business mogul and former US President, Donald Trump faced an unprecedented situation a couple months ago, when he was deplatformed by a host of social media and tech companies.

Trump’s response, of course, was to create his own social network. The former President announced last week that he would be launching an app called “TRUTH Social,” a Twitter-esque social media platform.

However, it hasn’t been smooth sailing for the venture, as the social network is already embroiled in legal trouble. As per a “Vice” report, the platform is built upon a decentralized framework called “Mastodon.” While anyone can use the Mastodon framework, developers are required to comply with its license requirements.

One of these requirements is the Affero General Public License, which TRUTH Social does not comply with. As a result, the Software Freedom Conservancy has demanded that the Trump Media & Technology Group fix this oversight immediately.


While it is not yet known how TMTG will address this issue, they have a period of 30 days to come up with a solution.

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Abhishek Kar

Abhishek Kar is a freelance writer and a full-time pop culture enthusiast from India. In his spare time, he likes to paint.

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