THE TWITTER FILES, PART II - Twitter's Secret Blacklists
by Tyler Durden
The second installment - which was released days after Musk fired former deputy General Counsel James Baker for 'filtering' the first release, is titled: "Twitter's Secret Blacklists"
2. Twitter once had a mission "to give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers." Along the way, barriers nevertheless were erected.
3. Take, for example, Stanford's Dr. Jay Bhattacharya (@DrJBhattacharya) who argued that Covid lockdowns would harm children. Twitter secretly placed him on a "Trends Blacklist," which prevented his tweets from trending.
4. Or consider the popular right-wing talk show host, Dan Bongino (@dbongino), who at one point was slapped with a "Search Blacklist."