Jack Dorsey cites Bitcoin as a better model for the internet in Trump ban explanation

Jack Dorsey cites Bitcoin as a better model for the internet in Trump ban explanation


Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey cited his passion for Bitcoin and decentralization in a 13-Tweet thread today explaining why the company banned U.S. President Donald Trump from the platform last week. Although claiming this was the “right decision for Twitter,” Dorsey admits it sets a dangerous precedent.

Having to take these actions fragment the public conversation. They divide us. They limit the potential for clarification, redemption, and learning. And sets a precedent I feel is dangerous: the power an individual or corporation has over a part of the global public conversation.

— jack (@jack) January 14, 2021

Trump was banned from Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and other social media platforms on January 7 after he was blamed for inciting supporters to storm the Capitol building, resulting in the death of four individuals. The social networks stated concerns that Trump would use them for “further incitement of violence.”

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In today’s Twitter thread, Dorsey gives a more in-depth explanation, admitting the

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