Twexit updates

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Twitter cracks down to free speech prior to the election

Following in the footsteps of Facebook, which last month announced plans to launch its long-promised "oversight board" before Nov. 3, Twitter has announced that it's planning a raft of measures, including making it more difficult for tweets to go viral ahead of the vote, to ensure that social media doesn't contribute to any election day violence.

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Twitter Slows Down Retweets Ahead of U.S. Election

Social-media company to make sweeping changes to how posts are shared including making it harder for certain content to go viral

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Twitter is Censoring #Obamagate and #Russiagate Hashtags — It Could Hurt Joe Biden

More electioneering by Twitter– Twitter is the latest tech giant caught playing defense for Joe Biden and Kamala and censoring President Trump.

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Twitter Locks Account of Ric Grenell over Voter Fraud Warning
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  • Source: Breitbart
  • 10/09/2020

Twitter locked the account of former acting Director of National Intelligence Ric Grenell after he shared an image of ballots sent to him by a friend living in California, who says they were addressed to his parents — who he claims have been dead for ten years.

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Facing Down Big Tech: Censorship, Free Speech, And A Stolen Election

On this episode of The Federalist Radio Hour, senior technology correspondent at Breitbart News Allum Bokhari joins Host Ben Domenech to discuss big tech’s role in censorship and freedom of speech online, repealing Section 230, and how companies like  Google, Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube will attempt to have an effect on the election.

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Ted Cruz: Tech Censorship Is Today’s Greatest Threat to Free Speech and Democracy
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  • Source: Breitbart
  • 10/07/2020

Sen. Ted Cuz (R-TX), author of One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History, described technology companies’ political censorship as today’s greatest threat to free speech and democracy, offering his comments in an interview on Tuesday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow.

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Is Twitter’s Policy Silencing Public Debate or Preventing Disinformation? Or Both?
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  • Source: ProMarket
  • 10/08/2020

Earlier this week, ProMarket published a piece by Financial Times columnist Martin Wolf under the headline There is a Direct Line from Milton Friedman to Donald Trump’s Assault on Democracy. After the piece went live, we tried to share it widely on Twitter by promoting one of our tweets.

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PROOF that Tech Giants Facebook, Twitter and Google Are Using Chinese-Marxist Style Social Media Censorship on US Conservatives

In 2018 Google helped the Chinese Communists develop a social credit scoring system. The scoring system, first announced in 2014, rates China’s one billion citizens based on their behavior and associations.

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Twitter Removes Meme Shared by Trump Campaign that Superimposed President’s Head on 49ers Player
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  • Source: Breitbart
  • 10/08/2020

Twitter has removed a video shared by the Trump campaign, which superimposed President Trump’s head on the body of a 49ers player as he jumped over an opposing player who was depicted as the coronavirus.

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Commons Twitter account banned from tweeting vote results

The House of Commons Twitter account has been banned from tweeting the results of votes after Tory MPs complained it was breaking impartiality rules when one tweet went viral, the Guardian has learned.

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How the tech giants create "kill zones" in the competitive landscape

In the venture-capital world, large companies acquiring small ones used to mean big returns and innovation within industries such as software development and computer chips.

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CAN’T MAKE THIS UP: Twitter Locks TV Host Steve Malzberg’s Account After Linking to Video of Groper Biden for “Violation of Child Sexual Exploitation Policy”

You can’t make this up – Twitter freezes RT Host Steve Malzberg from platform for sharing video of Joe Biden touching children by claiming it is a “Violation of Child Sexual Exploitation Policy”.

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Twitter Allows ‘RIP J.K. Rowling’ to Trend, Vilifying Living Author
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  • Source: Breitbart
  • 10/05/2020

Twitter allowed the hashtag #RIPJKRowling to trend on the platform on Monday, despite the fact that the Harry Potter author is not dead.

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Twitter Censors Another Trump Tweet Warning of Voter Fraud
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  • Source: Breitbart
  • 10/05/2020

Twitter has censored another tweet from President Donald Trump instructing voters in North Carolina on avoiding losing their votes to fraud.

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