Twitter permanently banned President Donald Trump on Friday, dramatically ushering in a new era of Big Tech speech control.
Several other prominent individuals and organizations who have recently spread disinformation and explicitly called for violence – up to and including genocide – remain free to use Twitter, including hostile foreign powers that do not allow their own citizens to use the platform.
China’s Communist Party Propaganda Chiefs
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has free access to Twitter through numerous government agencies and individuals, even though Twitter is banned and blocked in China. The CCP used Twitter to spread disinformation about the Wuhan coronavirus that cost millions of lives around the world and ruined countless more lives by severely damaging the economies of other nations.
A prominent example is Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian. Zhao freely used Twitter to spread conspiracy theories that the Chinese coronavirus was a biological weapon