Twitter Is Using Its ‘Hacked Info’ Policy To Suppress The NYPost Story, But There’s One Big Problem

Twitter Is Using Its ‘Hacked Info’ Policy To Suppress The NYPost Story, But There’s One Big Problem


Twitter began blocking tweets from being posted that contained links to a report by the New York Post about alleged emails from 2014 and 2015 involving Hunter Biden, former Vice President Joe Biden and an executive for Burisma. A Twitter spokesperson cited the platform’s Hacked Materials Policy in a statement to the Daily Caller News Foundation defending its decision to limit the distribution of the Post’s article. There is no evidence at the moment showing the Post’s report relied on hacked materials.

Twitter on Wednesday afternoon began blocking tweets from being posted that contained links to the New York Post’s report on alleged emails that purportedly show Hunter Biden offered to introduce then-Vice President Joe Biden to an executive of the Ukrainian gas company Burisma.

“We can’t complete this request because this link has been identified by Twitter or our partners as being potentially harmful,” Twitter told users who attempted to post a tweet containing a link to the Post’s story.

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A Twitter spokesperson told the Daily Caller News Foundation that the platform took action to limit the spread of the Post’s report because of the lack of authoritative reporting on the origins of the

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