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Response to Nevilledog (Original post)

Wed Feb 10, 2021, 03:10 PM

2. Trump proved that a BIG platform is the way to be truly dangerous.

I think that this author is fundamentally wrong. Iíd rather see the die-hard extremists, rebels, seditionists, and conspiracy theorists de-platformed. That will make them far less dangerous, imo.

I note that government canít de-platform anyone. Doing so would violate the First Amendment, but private companies (Facebook and Twitter, for example) are free to de-platform anyone they want for any reason whatsoever, and I think that they would be doing the nation a public service if they banned all speech about or concerning the theories of Q-anon.

One study showed that disinformation on the internet dropped dramatically the day after Trumpís Twitter account was closed. De-platforming works.

-Laelth

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