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Old 04-26-2022, 11:33 PM   #46
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I suspect Musk may have discovered the one and only way to contact twitter Customer Support: buy it!!
 
Old 04-27-2022, 01:09 AM   #47
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Well, that article is more-than-slightly misleading. As an executive officer of Tesla, he is responsible under SEC rules for public things that he says – no matter where or how he says them. That won't change.
Yes, that was my impression as well. Maybe taking Tesla private could help him with this, but the status of Twitter seems irrelevant (but if anyone knows otherwise, please correct me).

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Huge corporations now control most of the communications between journalists on the internet, and authoritarian governments have either tightened their grip on permitted sites or eliminated the open internet entirely. For all its faults, Twitter is one of the few places left where individuals in democratic countries can contact one another, freely and in public, outside the immediate control of a platform.
And this is such a strange statement. Twitter the Platform has been under immediate control of Twitter the Corporation the whole time...
 
Old 04-27-2022, 05:43 AM   #48
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It remains to be seen how he envisions the idea of social media amidst the intolerant, A rated supersnowflakes on the far- left & potentially closed-minded & often dangerously tilted far-right baboons.
 
Old 04-27-2022, 07:18 AM   #49
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Yes, that was my impression as well. Maybe taking Tesla private could help him with this, but the status of Twitter seems irrelevant (but if anyone knows otherwise, please correct me).
If you are an executive – particularly if you are part of the "C-team" (CEO, CFO, CxO ...) or the Board of Directors – then, unlike an ordinary employee, you do not have legal immunity from lawsuits or criminal prosecution over "what the corporation does." Even if the company is privately held. Because you are one of the people who ultimately control "what the corporation does," you can be individually sued or prosecuted for the perceived wrongdoings of "the corporation," whereas an ordinary employee is shielded. Shareholders have rights and the corporation has legal scrutiny even when the shares are not available to the general public.

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Old 04-28-2022, 06:55 AM   #50
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An interesting, IMO, blog post from Prof. Jonathan Turley - "The First Amendment Option: An Easy Way For Musk To Restore Free Speech on Twitter." "Below is my column in the Hill on one way for Elon Musk to re-introduce free speech values on his newly acquired social media platform. Pro-censorship advocates like former President Barack Obama may have given Musk a roadmap for restoring free speech on Twitter."
https://jonathanturley.org/2022/04/2...ch-on-twitter/

Jonathan Turley is the Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law at George Washington University. Follow him on Twitter @JonathanTurley. https://twitter.com/JonathanTurley
 
Old 04-28-2022, 07:10 AM   #51
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This is your king:

https://www.motoringresearch.com/car...der-cancelled/

"A man who wrote a blog post criticising Tesla boss Elon Musk and complaining about an event in which ‘no food was provided’ has had his order for a Model X cancelled by the firm."

I have no hope for you.

https://www.youtube.com/shorts/_nAbU76o3JU
 
Old 04-28-2022, 07:54 AM   #52
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Yes, the knives are out for him. NYT is soon coming out with an exposé tentatively titled “Elon Musk’s Crash Course”. I'm sure Taylor Lorenz is investigating him thoroughly. Bill Gates will increase his shorts.

I wouldn't be surprised at all if the status quo ante is restored by whatever means necessary.
 
Old 04-28-2022, 08:04 AM   #53
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This is your king: ...I have no hope for you. ...
My King is risen: "Rejoice, The King Is Risen, He Lives Today On High; The Grave No More A Prison, But The Doorway To The Sky. Rejoice, Rejoice, Our Praises We Will Sing;"
...and I do have hope for you.
 
Old 04-28-2022, 04:47 PM   #54
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Hahaha! Thanks for proving my point.
 
Old 04-28-2022, 05:43 PM   #55
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Hahaha! Thanks for proving my point.
I'm sorry - if you have a 'point' it's lost in background 'noise', but hope springs eternal, lol.
https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1519469891455234048
"Twitter DMs should have end to end encryption like Signal, so no one can spy on or hack your messages"
Sounds interesting.
 
Old 04-28-2022, 11:27 PM   #56
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Thanks again, rkelsen.

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Jonathan Turley
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonathan_Turley
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Turley supported the impeachment of Democratic President Bill Clinton and opposed the impeachment of Republican President Donald Trump.
'nuff said, esp. in regards to Twitter.
 
Old 04-29-2022, 02:02 AM   #57
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I'm sorry - if you have a 'point' it's lost in background 'noise'
I'll say it again for the slow among us: You seem to think that this will change things, but it won't.

Best of luck, my friend.

As Winston Churchill wrote, “Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.”

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Old 04-29-2022, 05:05 AM   #58
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Thanks again, rkelsen.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonathan_Turley

'nuff said, esp. in regards to Twitter.
Lol, from the same link - a little salve for your injured liberal psyche: "In appearances on Countdown with Keith Olbermann and The Rachel Maddow Show, he called for criminal prosecution of Bush administration officials for war crimes, including torture.[23]"
https://wn.com/rachel_maddow_show_jo..._on_war_crimes
Turley is, IMO, a center left Lawyer/Constitutional scholar who 'calls them as he sees them', a trait I can admire even with my strong conservative leanings.
'Commenting on the Military Commissions Act of 2006, which he contends does away with habeas corpus, Turley says, "It's something that no one thought—certainly I didn't think—was possible in the United States. And I am not too sure how we got to this point. But people clearly don't realize what a fundamental change it is about who we are as a country. What happened today changed us."' Totally agree.
"nuff said, esp. in regards to Twitter."- It always amuses me that people want to grouse about, and/or shutdown a topic when no one forces them to join the discussion. Amazing, and somewhat sad.

"For Twitter to deserve public trust, it must be politically neutral, which effectively means upsetting the far right and the far left equally" https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1519415674111672325
 
Old 04-29-2022, 05:39 AM   #59
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...Best of luck, my friend. ...
Why thank you, my friend. Do you use Twitter? PM me or post your twitter handle and I'll give you a 'follow.'
 
Old 04-29-2022, 06:08 AM   #60
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Why thank you, my friend. Do you use Twitter? PM me or post your twitter handle and I'll give you a 'follow.'
Lol. Thanks for the sentiment, but this forum is as "social" as I get on the internet. No Facebook or Twitter or Snapchat or Instagram.
 
  


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