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Twitter’s decision to ban Donald Trump is chilling if you care about free speech – Sydney Morning Herald

Even if you think Twitter acted responsibly in kicking the US President off its platform in this case, the episode is alarming.

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Trump took to Twitter the following day to assure his supporters that they would never be disrespected, and inform them he would not be attending Bidens inauguration on January 20.
Twitter acted, concerned that Trumps supporters would see his tweets as a green light for further violent protest.
Even if you believe Twitter acted appropriately in this instance, anyone with a commitment to free speech should find the whole episode chilling: a private technology company, answerable to no one other than…

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