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What do you think of Elon Musk’s 9.2% Twitter buy-in?   The Online You: Internet Life

Started Apr-4 by Showtalk; 10673 views.
WALTER784
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From: WALTER784 

Apr-30

But the woman tasked to run it is one and the same person who called out the Hunter Biden laptop to be Trump propaganda... LOL...

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Showtalk
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From: Showtalk 

Apr-30

She did.  

WALTER784
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From: WALTER784 

May-1

Ingraham: Someone should give her a lesson in basic administrative law

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WALTER784
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From: WALTER784 

May-1

This is a new twist...

If Elon Musk doesn't continue to ban free speech, the EU will fine him or ban Twitter from the EU? It looks like the EU is in cahoots with the Biden administration... do you see it any other way?

Elon Musk 'Clarifies' Free Speech Stance After EU Threats

BY TYLER DURDEN
WEDNESDAY, APR 27, 2022 - 05:14 AM

Update (1615ET): Elon musk clarified what he meant by "free speech," writing in a Tuesday tweet: "I simply mean that which matches the law."
 
The European Union has put Elon Musk on notice - warning that he faces hefty fines or even a ban if he allows free speech on Twitter.
 
EU commissioner Thierry Breton told the Financial Times that Musk must follow rules on moderating illegal and harmful content online, since words have been elevated to 'sticks & stones' when it comes to the dangers of modern life. 
 
"We welcome everyone. We are open but on our conditions. At least we know what to tell him: ‘Elon, there are rules. You are welcome but these are our rules. It’s not your rules which will apply here," said Breton.
 
Musk’s take-private deal for Twitter could transform the Tesla chief executive, who has used the platform to attack regulators and critics, into a social media baron, given that millions of people rely on the San Francisco-based platform for news.
 
He said on Monday that “free speech is the bedrock of a functioning democracy” and described Twitter as “the digital town square where matters vital to the future of humanity are debated”. -FT
 
Breton's comments come just days after Brussels signed a major piece of legislation targeting big tech for not doing enough to police content online, which runs counter to Musk's plan to loosen Twitter's content moderation policies to match his stated "free speech absolutist" ideology that could even see the return of former President Donal Trump to the platform (despite Trump's insistence he won't be back).
 
According to Breton, he's simply offering Musk a "reality check" over plans for less stringent moderation, as a lack of compliance risks a ban in Europe.
 
"Anyone who wants to benefit from this market will have to fulfill our rules. The board [of Twitter] will have to make sure that if it operates in Europe it will have to fulfill the obligations, including moderation, open algorithms, freedom of speech, transparency in rules, obligations to comply with our own rules for hate speech, revenge porn [and] harassment," said Breton, adding "If [Twitter] does not comply with our law, there are sanctions — 6 per cent of the revenue and, if they continue, banned from operating in Europe."

Elon Musk 'Clarifies' Free Speech Stance After EU Threats | ZeroHedge

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Showtalk
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From: Showtalk 

May-1

Now we kmow which countries allow free speech and which are totalitarian.  Where does the U.S. really fall on this issue?

WALTER784
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From: WALTER784 

May-1

The US is leaning more and more to look like the EU... possibly to meld into a new world order?
 
Last year, they infringed upon freedom of religion by closing churches down in some states.
 
For several years now, big tech have been infringing upon our freedom of speech with their totally biased censorship.
 
The forced vaccinations and mask mandates are still going through numerous court proceedings as we speak.
 
Parents and Republican states are now fighting back against CRT and the grooming of children in our schools.
 
We're heading in the wrong direction on all fronts.
 
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Showtalk
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From: Showtalk 

May-1

Parents appear to be leading a fight against it.

Showtalk
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From: Showtalk 

May-2

WALTER784
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From: WALTER784 

May-2

LOL...

Anytime the Democrats, the liberal news media and Hollywood all start repeating the same thing... they all need to be ignored!

They're just attempting to trash, bash, defame and make Musk look bad.

All of the claims they're making are totally false and about as far from the truth as it can get.

Elon Musk stands for free speech and wants to restore it to Twitter... everybody attacking him are all anti-free speech!

We need to get several groups of peaceful freedom of speech lovers to just camp out at the headquarters of each and every liberal news media. Don't march, don't speak out loudly, don't say anything... just bring your seats and sit in front of the main entrance of all of the liberal news media with signs saying "Apologize to Musk!". Stay at least long enough for Fox News, Breitbart, Gatewaypundit, OAN and other real news media to capture the camp out on their doorsteps.

Then have those right wing news media show those camp outs 7 or 8 times a day on all of their channels.

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