Deplatforming Trump Could Work. But at What Cost? – The New York Times

On Twitter, the Russian dissident Aleksei Navalny wrote: “This precedent will be exploited by the enemies of freedom of speech around the world. In Russia as well. Every time when they need to silence someone, they will say: ‘This is just common practice, even Trump got blocked on Twitter.’”

Preventing the incitement of people that are upset makes sense, but this “deplatforming” people is a slippery slope that could have unintended and unforeseen consequences not too far down the road.

Source: Opinion | Deplatforming Trump Could Work. But at What Cost? – The New York Times

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