Wednesday, January 20

Banning Trump from Twitter sets ‘dangerous’ precedent, believes Jack Dorsey

(San Francisco) Twitter founder and boss Jack Dorsey considers that the decision to ban Donald Trump from the platform was “the right one” but nonetheless constitutes a “failure” and “sets a precedent” which he considers “dangerous” vis-à-vis – view of the power held by large companies.

France Media Agency

It is a “failure on our part to promote a healthy conversation,” he tweeted on Wednesday, in a series of messages in which he reconsiders the social network’s decision to indefinitely ban the outgoing president of the United States for having encouraged the violence of the Capitol.

Banning the Republican billionaire – who had 88 million subscribers – “sets a precedent that seems dangerous to me: the power that an individual or company has over part of the public conversation.”

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