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cal_naughton_jr

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moxmisfit

Democrats make Twitter fun, as long as you don't use Twitter yourself. There's always tweets of hypocrisy, new ones every single day!

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mechanic444

What part of private company has you confussed

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periador

I fully agree with his first statement

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fadumontduvauc

I really hate to see people been sensored on these platforms, but how would these people understand that these platforms "community rules" are out of control.

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mflem920

See that's the thing though. It's a situation that has never, in the entire breadth of human history, been contemplated except in our science fiction. If a single entity was capable of controlling all the information you see and hear and would therefore be capable of influencing how you think by picking and choosing what information makes it to you, does that entity need to be controlled and monitored? Humans generally dealt with it when "news" was invented and it became possible to widely distribute it by attempting to accredit legitimate agencies that could deliver you "news" and as such were subject to certain laws regarding fairness and truthfulness of the information they distributed. The idea that an unaccredited entity could distribute as widely as a regulated news agency, and be as instantly accepted by the people as "true", is a fairly new one made possible by recent advancements. We'll figure it out.

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tenchimuyokill

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joaohumbg1

Both are true, though. Legally, nothing stops them from removing you from their platform. And, in the days of newspapers and university conferences, that was a fundamental part of the notion of freedom of speech. However, the fact that it is legal is terrifying. We shouldn't be handing so much power to so few people, especially those who are in positions without any democratic scrutiny.

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3gdjlmhbypue1x9

So? Both of those are right

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innom

It's not censorship when it's done by private companies. But maybe private companies shouldn't have that power. But legislating what private companies must do is government overreach. But not doing it will silence ideas that aren't mainstream. It's a complex issue, and neither of these tweets are actually "wrong" or "in conflict".

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