Twitter Permanently Removes Trump’s Account - Reasons Given Are Utter Lies and Display Big Tech's Belief That They Can Do Anything They Wish With No Consequences

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Twitter has permanently removed President Donald Trump’s account from its social media platform, saying that his recent Twitter posts were “in violation of the Glorification of Violence Policy.”

“After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them—specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter—we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence,” Twitter said in a statement.

“In the context of horrific events this week, we made it clear on Wednesday that additional violations of the Twitter Rules would potentially result in this very course of action. Our public interest framework exists to enable the public to hear from elected officials and world leaders directly. It is built on a principle that the people have a right to hold power to account in the open.

“However, we made it clear going back years that these accounts are not above our rules entirely and cannot use Twitter to incite violence, among other things. We will continue to be transparent around our policies and their enforcement.”

Twitter cited two of the president’s most recent posts as justification for its action.

The first post read, “The 75,000,000 great American Patriots who voted for me, AMERICA FIRST, and MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN, will have a GIANT VOICE long into the future. They will not be disrespected or treated unfairly in any way, shape or form!!!”

Subsequently, the president posted, “To all of those who have asked, I will not be going to the Inauguration on January 20th.” This is the last Twitter post before Trump’s account was removed from the platform.
SOURCE URL: https://www.theepochtimes.com/twitter-removes-trump-from-its-platform_3649669.html


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  • Posted by Lucky 6 days, 21 hours ago
    Among the issues to mention are legality and morality.

    The everyday issue that strikes you in the face is hypocrisy.
    A small bakery business was humiliated and legally compelled to produce a wedding cake for what was not a wedding and had slogans promoting homosexuality on it, deeply offensive to the baker. At that time there were other similar examples. There were protests but the ruling stayed to general acclaim.
    Yet when a monster social media business censors ideas, and disallows nominated individuals from using, no problem.
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    Posted by CircuitGuy 6 days, 22 hours ago
    Those two posts were not at all offensive. I think the real reason was political. My theory is that Twitter never wanted to have him as a user, but kept because of his political clout. He lost that clout when Republicans lost their majority in the Senate, hurting many powerful Republicans' careers. Once this happened, the political cost of removing President Trump decreased drastically, so they did what they wanted. I think the same calculation is why more politicians condemned President Trump for inciting the storming of the Capitol. His presidency has been a long train of absurd outrages. They responded to this one because the political cost of alienating him and his supporters decreased.

    This week Android took Paler off their app store. This inspired me to install the app myself. I hope President Trump and his deplorables find a great way to communicate with modern technology. It would be difficult to stop them. Twitter and Google are free to ban them, but if the government uses force to suppress their right to stay things, even really dumb things, that is absolutely unacceptable. Their right to stay stupid crap is a natural right and non-negotiable.
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    • Posted by $ Dobrien 6 days, 21 hours ago
      Have you ever heard the term prejudice. It used to be a key civil rights expression. Of course it was idiots who lumped a whole group together for the actions of a few. The term was abandoned because liberals like yourself found it useful to describe your opponents with a single brush stroke. Shame on you!
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