Jack Dorsey defends Twitter's decision to ban Trump

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Jack Dorsey defends Twitter's decision to ban Trump

Twitter had a hell of a last week, banning a sitting U.S. President from posting on the platform after said President incited a mob of supporters which ran riot over the Capitol, with the incident ending in five deaths and various people being investigated by the FBI for domestic terrorism.

On Wednesday, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey explained and defended the move in a lengthy series of tweets, arguing that the action taken was necessary, but also adding that it sets a dangerous precedent. 

"I do not celebrate or feel pride in our having to ban @realDonaldTrump from Twitter, or how we got here. After a clear warning we’d take this action, we made a decision with the best information we had based on threats to physical safety both on and off Twitter (...) I believe this was the right decision for Twitter," he wrote.  Read more...

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