First Twitter and Facebook Blocks Article On Hunter Biden, Then Twitter Bans White House Communications Director Account
Jack Dorsey has never made denial that he is a far-left activist, has openly defied the protections offered under Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. This has protected Twitter, Google, and Facebook from lawsuits over slander or false news, yet part of this agreement was that they would allow all sides of the political spectrum and not censor the news, this all three have failed to do.
What is more, when the Washington Post broke open the Hunter Biden story where drugs, sex with girls in the sex slave businesses, all blew up and exposed that Joe Biden lied to all of us, he had met with Hunter’s bosses, Twitter came out and shut all the posts down.
When the outrage grew to a point it no longer could be ignored, twitter then decided to act, but not in a manner that was acceptable.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey called the social media network’s censorship of a New York Post report about Hunter Biden, done “with zero” explanation, “unacceptable” in a Wednesday evening tweet.
The New York Post’s Wednesday-released report alleged that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, met with a top executive of the Ukrainian gas company Burisma in 2015 met with censorship all over social media, leading to multiple instances of pushback from conservatives.
“Our communication around our actions on the [New York Post] article was not great,” Dorsey wrote. “And blocking URL sharing via tweet or DM with zero context as to why we’re blocking: unacceptable.”
Dorsey’s tweet linked to an official statement from the social media network that centered around the fact that the article included “personal and private information” that violate their “Hacked Materials Policy”:
“We want to provide much-needed clarity around the actions we’ve taken concerning two NY Post articles that were first Tweeted this morning,” Twitter representatives wrote. “The images contained in the articles include personal and private information — like email addresses and phone numbers — which violate our rules. As noted this morning, we also currently view materials included in the articles as violations of our Hacked Materials Policy.”
“Commentary on or discussion about hacked materials, such as articles that cover them but do not include or link to the materials themselves, isn’t a violation of this policy,” they continued. “Our policy only covers links to or images of hacked material themselves. The policy, established in 2018, prohibits the use of our service to distribute content obtained without authorization. We don’t want to incentivize hacking by allowing Twitter to be used as the distribution for possibly illegally obtained materials.”
“We know we have more work to do to provide clarity in our product when we enforce our rules in this manner,” Twitter concluded. “We should provide additional clarity and context when preventing the Tweeting or DMing of URLs that violate our policies. We recognize that Twitter is just one of many places where people can find information online, and the Twitter Rules are intended to protect the conversation on our service, and to add context to people’s experience where we can.”
Yet this has never been applied to either Trump or his children; what we have here is Twitter has unevenly applied this rule, so long as it hurts Trump, it’s not applicable, but if it does Biden, suddenly there is a huge problem.
What is more, the Biden campaign has come out and said that they denied that Biden ever stated that no such meeting took place between him and Hunter’s bosses in Ukraine, yet the emails show this was a lie; not only that, we have Biden here stating he never met with the people he now is known to have met with.
Tucker Carlson laid this out beautifully, so did the New York Post, but the New York Post found all access to Twitter cut off, Facebook started flagging and erasing any links to their site.
We now have the press moving frantically to cover this up; most of them chose to either ignore this or are trying to act like this is rehashed material. One has wonder, would their reaction be the same if this was one of the Trump children or any Republican leader’s offspring?
We need to ask ourselves; Congress has looked at Google. The DOJ recommends they take them to court due to their practices of controlling access to information, looking at them for anti-Trust laws, but why aren’t we demanding the same be done to Twitter and Facebook? As part of their deal with Congress, they agreed that they would not restrict the flow of news, either from the Left or the Right; they have failed miserably in this, it is time to demand that their protection under the law be lifted. Further, we need to look at the control they have over access to information along with Google. This monopoly is strangling the information we are getting; three or four companies control the world’s information.
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