Censorship: Twitter Takeover Totally Panics Political Regime of LeftLibDemSocMediaTechPol

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Tue May 10 21:46:27 PDT 2022

Musk: Twitter Trump Ban Was 'Foolish In The Extreme' -- Would Reverse

Elon Musk says that Twitter's ban of former President Donald Trump was
'foolish in the extreme,' and that upon his successful purchase of the
social media giant, he would reverse the decision. He also said that
he would make Twitter's algorithm open source, and that his goal is to
"balance the anger" between the extremes on both sides of the aisle.

That said, Musk noted that Trump previously said he wouldn't return to
Twitter, as he's got his own platform now - Truth Social.

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO made the comments while talking to Peter
Campbell at FT Live's "Future of the Car conference."

When it comes to transparency, Musk said he would "literally put the
Twitter algorithm on Github, adding "Twitter needs to be much more
even handed. It currently has a left bias... it's based in San
Francisco ... from their perspective it seems moderate."

He says his goal isn't to earn praise from either side, but to
"balance the anger" between the far left and the far right," and that
"In order to be better at that it needs to get rid of the bots, the

As far as the actual deal itself, Musk said: "There's still a lot of
things that need to get done before this concludes. Still some
outstanding questions that need to be resolved," but that "objectively
it is a largely done deal" that could be done in 2-3 months in a best
case scenario.

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