After permanently banning President Donald Trump from the platform, Twitter has extended that ban to key Trump allies and supporters retired Lt. Gen Michael Flynn and his attorney, Sidney Powell.
The two were reportedly banned because of connections to QAnon.
“We’ve been clear that we will take strong enforcement action on behavior that has the potential to lead to offline harm, and given the renewed potential for violence surrounding this type of behavior in the coming days, we will permanently suspend accounts that are solely dedicated to sharing QAnon content,” said a Twitter spokesperson.
Social media bans and censorship of figures on the right have been drawing criticism from even some liberals and non-political people like Glenn Greenwald and celebrity Emily Ratajkowski.
There are still some people who recognize that banning anyone is wrong and that it is important to stand up for free speech even when you don’t agree with the viewpoint.
Read the full story here.