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Will free speech mean more hate speech on Twitter under Elon Musk?

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First Amendment protects speech from government censorship, not your right to say whatever you want on Twitter or Instagram if it violates the codes of conduct. The Supreme Court has ruled that social media platforms are not considered public forums. And companies are not responsible for protecting freedom of speech; the government is, legal experts say.
4 months ago·S F, United States

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The Guardian

Elon Musk doesn’t understand free speech – or Twitter – at all | Technology | The Guardian

Twitter is less like a ‘town square’ and more like any Starbucks, McDonalds, or shopping center. It has other obligations and interests that are at odds with completely unfettered speech

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Independent

Elon Musk has an agenda for Twitter – and it’s not free speech

Owning Twitter grants Musk a power few of his contemporaries have: the power to decide what’s worth paying attention to

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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USA Today

Will free speech mean more hate speech on Twitter under Elon Musk?

Musk, who struck a $44-billion deal to buy\u00a0Twitter, is a self-described “free speech absolutist.” Will he let hatemongers and extremists come back?

4 months ago·United States
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Money Control.com

What will Elon Musk's ownership of Twitter mean for 'free speech' on the platform?

In a surprise capitulation, the board of Twitter has announced it will support a takeover bid by Elon Musk, the world’s richest person. But is it in the public interest?

4 months ago
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Real Clear Politics

Elon Musk Isn't Buying Twitter to Defend Free Speech

Business moguls tend to be big on protecting speech, right until it hurts their bottom line.

4 months ago·Chicago, United States
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Denver 7 News

Debate on free speech and hate speech persists as Elon Musk tries to buy Twitter

As the debate over the two definitions continues, one legal expert reminds us that

4 months ago·Denver, United States
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