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Old 04-30-2022, 07:27 AM   #61
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"Elon Musk should seriously consider renaming Twitter to MySpaceX." https://twitter.com/engineers_feed/s...26194255720448

 
Old 05-02-2022, 04:38 PM   #62
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And so it goes: Mike Lindell re-banned from Twitter within hours.
 
Old 05-04-2022, 06:29 PM   #63
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It's gotten awfully quiet in here after that post!

 
Old 05-05-2022, 06:28 AM   #64
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It's gotten awfully quiet in here after that post!

Not really sure what you mean? It will be months before this deal is consummated and even then only Mr. Musk knows what, if any, operational changes he might make to the platform. Thus the question mark at the end of the title to this thread.
He has stated that he will 'balance the scales' of 'free speech' on Twitter. We shall see.

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...this forum is as "social" as I get on the internet. No Facebook or Twitter or Snapchat or Instagram.
Perhaps if you broadened your horizons a bit you'd have a better grasp of the issue.

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Old 05-05-2022, 09:29 AM   #65
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"Jonathan Turley
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I previously wrote about Hillary Clinton’s call on European countries to pass censorship laws after Musk’s pledge to restore free speech to Twitter. Now the Parliament has called for Musk to testify and explain his alarming pledge to restore free speech." https://twitter.com/JonathanTurley/s...99901760888842
 
Old 05-05-2022, 06:12 PM   #66
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Not really sure what you mean?
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He has stated that he will 'balance the scales' of 'free speech' on Twitter. We shall see.
Nothing will change. Mark my words.
 
Old 05-06-2022, 03:15 PM   #67
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"May 6 (Reuters) - Elon Musk and Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) were sued on Friday by a Florida pension fund seeking to stop Musk from completing his $44 billion takeover of the social media company before 2025." https://www.reuters.com/business/mus...er-2022-05-06/
 
Old 05-07-2022, 05:20 AM   #68
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"If Twitter acquisition completes, company will be super focused on hardcore software engineering, design, infosec & server hardware" https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1522595770288906242
 
Old 05-10-2022, 04:35 AM   #69
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'Russian space chief Dmitry Rogozin has apparently threatened Elon Musk, but the SpaceX founder and CEO doesn't seem too bothered.

On Sunday (May 8), Musk posted on Twitter a note that he said Rogozin, the head of Russia's federal space agency Roscosmos, had sent out to Russian media. The note claimed that equipment for SpaceX's Starlink satellite-internet system had been delivered to Ukrainian marines and "militants of the Nazi Azov battalion" by the U.S. military.

"Elon Musk, thus, is involved in supplying the fascist forces in Ukraine with military communication equipment," Rogozin wrote, according to an English translation that Musk posted. (He also tweeted out a Russian version.) "And for this, Elon, you will be held accountable like an adult — no matter how much you'll play the fool."'
https://www.space.com/russian-space-...tens-elon-musk

Elon Musk
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"If I die under mysterious circumstances, it’s been nice knowin ya"
https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1523465632502906880
 
Old 05-10-2022, 05:46 PM   #70
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"Elon Musk says he would reverse former President Donald Trump's permanent ban from Twitter if his deal to buy the social network goes through.

Banning Trump "was a morally bad decision, to be clear, and foolish in the extreme," the billionaire said at a Financial Times conference on Tuesday." https://www.npr.org/2022/05/10/10979...mp-twitter-ban
 
Old 05-10-2022, 11:28 PM   #71
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"Elon Musk says he would reverse former President Donald Trump's permanent ban from Twitter if his deal to buy the social network goes through.

Banning Trump "was a morally bad decision, to be clear, and foolish in the extreme," the billionaire said at a Financial Times conference on Tuesday." https://www.npr.org/2022/05/10/10979...mp-twitter-ban
And the cat's finally out of the bag.
 
Old 05-11-2022, 04:44 AM   #72
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And the cat's finally out of the bag.
Quiet. Sit back and watch 'em vote the moron back in. Then we can all point and laugh from a safe distance like we did last time.

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Old 05-11-2022, 04:52 AM   #73
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Quiet. Sit back and watch 'em vote the moron back in. Then we can all point and laugh from a safe distance like we last time.
Just because he's a moron is no reason to ban him from Twitter. After all, many Twitter users are morons.
 
Old 05-11-2022, 05:30 AM   #74
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Just because he's a moron is no reason to ban him from Twitter. After all, many Twitter users are morons.
Twitter doesn't have a monopoly on moronic behavior. I've seen dubious behavior on every platform in which I've ever participated, including this one. No?
 
Old 05-11-2022, 05:36 AM   #75
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Twitter doesn't have a monopoly on moronic behavior. I've seen dubious behavior on every platform in which I've ever participated, including this one. No?
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