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Musk says he would reverse Twitter’s ban of Donald Trump

Elon Musk said Twitter would reverse its ban of former President Donald Trump if his purchase of the social media company goes through, signaling just how permissive the platform could become toward free speech under his ownership. Speaking virtually at an auto conference, the Tesla CEO said Tuesday that Twitter’s ban of Trump following the

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Will Musk’s hands-off ideal for Twitter have broad appeal?

Coming up with $44 billion to buy Twitter was the easy part for Elon Musk. Next comes the real challenge for the world’s richest person: fulfilling his promise to make Twitter “better than ever” as a lightly regulated haven for free speech. His vision for improving the 16-year-old company leans heavily on a pledge to

Opinion

Opinion: What Would the Internet Look Like Without Section 230?

Over the last couple of years, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act has drawn sharp rebuke from politicians on both sides of the aisle. In fact, President Biden and former President Trump have separately called for the law to be “revoked” and “repealed,” respectively, and many members of Congress have echoed those sentiments. But what would the Internet

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