Ex-Twitter Executive: Elon Musk Is Putting Us ‘In Harm’s Way’ By Showing How We Censored Content | Eastern North Carolina Now

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    Twitter's former head of trust and safety claimed Friday night that Twitter CEO Elon Musk was putting people's lives in danger by revealing internal company documents showing how employees censored conservatives and a negative news story about then-presidential candidate Joe Biden's son.

    Yoel Roth, Twitter's former Sr. Director, Head of Trust & Safety, complained about Musk's decision to release internal company communications through journalist Matt Taibbi about the company's censorship of the New York Post's Hunter Biden laptop story during the 2020 presidential election.

    Taibbi tweeted out screenshots showing that company officials were in regular contact with Democrats and censored content that Democrats wanted removed.

    "Publicly posting the names and identities of front-line employees involved in content moderation puts them in harm's way and is a fundamentally unacceptable thing to do," Roth posted on Mastodon.

    Musk said that he decided to release the information because it was "necessary to restore public trust" in the platform after it censored the Hunter Biden story.

    One of the tweets published by Taibbi showed that Democrats flagged content from conservative actor James Woods to Twitter's content moderation team for removal.

    Woods joined Fox News host Tucker Carlson as Taibbi was releasing the internal information from Twitter.

    "I've been a target of these people for six years. They have destroyed my career," Woods said. "They have destroyed my livelihood. They've destroyed my faith in this country that my family has defended in the military since the Revolutionary War."

    "I can guarantee you one thing, more than anything else you'll ever hear in your life, I will be getting a lawyer. I will be suing the Democratic National Committee. No matter what, whether I win or lose, I am going to stand up for the rights of every American," he said. "I'm not a celebrity, I'm hardly recognizable anymore because my career has been destroyed by these very people."

    "If I have to be the flag-bearer for this, then so be it. I'll be proud to do it," Woods added. "The government of the United States conspired to take my free speech and throw it in the gutter. And there's something that they should fear more than anything they have ever imagined in their wildest dreams. The most dangerous man, these corrupt, vile vermin is an American, who's not afraid of him, and Joe Biden, and all those rats who work with you at the DNC, to close down my speech, I am not afraid of you. And I'm coming for you."

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Where do you stand on the wanton censorship by Big Tech Platforms, while retaining their Section 230 carveout indemnifying them for Slander /Defamation lawsuits and Copyright infringements?
  Big Tech Platforms have the right to Censor all speech providing they voluntarily relinquish their Section 230 Carveout.
  Big Tech Platforms DO NOT have the right to Censor any speech, while retaining multiple indemnifications by virtue of the Section 230 Carveout.
  I know nothing of this 230 talk, but "I do love me some social media".
437 total vote(s)     What's your Opinion?


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It has been far too many years since the Woke theology interlaced its canons within the fabric of the Indoctrination Realm, so it is nigh time to ask: Does this Representative Republic continue, as a functioning society of a self-governed people, by contending with the unusual, self absorbed dictates of the Woke, and their vast array of Victimhood scenarios?
  Yes, the Religion of Woke must continue; there are so many groups of underprivileged, underserved, a direct result of unrelenting Inequity; they deserve everything.
  No; the Woke fools must be toppled from their self-anointed pedestal; a functioning society of a good Constitutional people cannot withstand this level of "existential" favoritism as it exists now.
  I just observe; with this thoughtful observation: What will happen "when the Vikings are breeching our walls;" how do the Woke react?
493 total vote(s)     What's your Opinion?

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