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- New / Eng hhhjhhhPrivate platforms can remove whatever they want to. It's their freedom as a platform. They have also removed porn for years but you don't hear a lot of freedom of speech concerns when your eyes were being spared from millions of dick picks. Host your own platform if you have an issue and you can post whatever you like.
- Twitter OomnjOPThe bakery case was about asking the baker to bake a specific cake that he didn’t want to. The baker never refused to let them buy any other cake that they would have wanted.
In the court case - the other thing the courts looked was that a couple from
MA. sought out this Colorado baker.
This would be the equivalent of getting jack to post a tweet endorsing Trump.
- Credit Karma EllisDee25OP, a problem with the title of your thread is that the author of the article you quote is a left-winger who would be considered a “SJW” by Trump supporters.
Imo, this supposed politically motivated “purge” is really the result of an industry that worked for years to avoid and prevent regulation now hastily trying to cover their ass in the face of growing public skepticism of social media and tech in general.
As the author points out, this is hurting legitimate journalists and imo would undoubtedly hurt the left more than the right in the event of a new US invasion of a country or an Occupy-like movement. (The real Left, not the straw-version as seen on Fox)