Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says Twitter’s decision to ban US President Donald Trump’s account raises new questions about international social media regulation.
In a tweet, Sayed-Khaiyum says these platforms are global as is violence-inciting rhetoric.
The Attorney General has asked if the same standards will apply if violence-inciting rhetoric happens across borders.
He says if it happened outside the US, would the Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey care.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. [Image: LA Times]
Twitter permanently suspended US President Donald Trump’s account yesterday citing “the risk of further incitement of violence.”
Hundreds of Twitter employees had signed a letter urging Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to ban the president for using the platform to incite violence in the wake of the Capitol siege.
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