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The “right decision” is how Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey banned President Trump from his social media platform. But he lamented the move causing such divisiveness and a role model Dorsey said was detrimental to. “Free and open global internet”
In his thread of 13 tweets, Dorsey said, The “danger of offline” caused by Trump’s tweets forced the company to fire the president from Twitter.
Twitter banned Trump following the US Capitol riots last week, the company continually blamed behavioral patterns that violated their rules. Facebook and Snapchat followed the lawsuit and banned Trump’s accounts. At least a week
Dorsey insists that the internet should not be controlled by a specific person or organization.This is the first time a Twitter CEO has made public mention of Trump from his platform in his busy Twitter thread, he said. Decentralized alternatives such as Bitcoin, the digital currency, would be the best choice for a free and open internet.
He pointed to the Bitcoin model as a demonstrable pattern. “The underlying internet technology that is not regulated or influenced by any person or entity, this is what the internet wants to be, and over time it will become more.”
I’m not celebrating or proud that we have to stop it. @realDonaldTrump from Twitter or how we got here After being given a clear warning that we would take this action, we made the best informed decision we could have on the legitimate threats to physical security both on and off Twitter.
– Jack (@jack) January 14, 2021
Explaining his decision to ban President Trump from Twitter, he said companies’ ability to close user accounts. “It will destroy the divine purpose and ideology of the open internet.”
He said, “This moment might call for this dynamic. But in the long run, it will disrupt the purpose and the lofty ideals of the open Internet. Companies that decide to conduct business to moderate themselves are different from governments that revoke access. But can feel a lot as well “
Disclaimers of other large social media companies believe that Big Tech, and especially Twitter and Facebook, need more censorship and balancing, and that they need to have no less control over malicious messages.