The new owner plans to reverse the “morally bad decision” to ban the former president
Billionaire and Twitter owner Elon Musk has said that once the acquisition is completed, he will lift the ban on social media giants on former US President Donald Trump, who was expelled from the platform after the January 6 riots in Capitol. Musk made the remarks at the Financial Times’ Future of the Car event on Tuesday.
“I think it was a morally bad decision, to be clear. And utterly foolish“It’s called,” Kasturi said.Wrong“She”Isolated a large part of the country and in the end Donald Trump did not have a voice.Far from censoring the president, he noted, “Morally wrong and flat out fool“Twitter’s move has actually broadened its voice in political rights.
The remarks came just days after a San Francisco judge dropped the case against the former president on Twitter, accusing him of violating his First Amendment rights by acting as a state actor for the Democratic Party.
Trump was almost simultaneously banned from Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other ‘mainstream’ social media platforms while in office, presumably because of concerns that his tweets about voter fraud in the 2020 election were “Risk of further incitement to violence“
Musk reached an agreement last month to buy Twitter for 44 billion, a move that some users of the platform believe will return to the days of more open negotiations as the self-proposed status of the Tesla tycoon.Free speech is absolutist“However, he assured the concerned governments that he has no intention of violating any law that may be passed by restricting speech on social networks.”
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Trump had previously insisted that he would not return to Twitter even if his account, which has about 89 million followers, was restored, claiming that he would instead stay on his own Truth social platform.
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