Twitter suspended Internet Accountability Project (IAP) founder Mike Davis on Sunday after the anti-Big Tech activist defended a post comparing CNN’s Brian Stelter to the Gimp from “Pulp Fiction.”
Davis’s suspension stemmed from his criticizing Twitter for temporarily suspending former Trump Treasury Department staffer Will Upton for the initial post.
“Fun fact… [Brian Stelter] is The Gimp from Pulp Fiction,” Upton wrote in response to Stelter on Sunday asking White House press secretary Jen Psaki what she believes the media gets wrong in its coverage of the Biden administration.
— Will Upton (@wupton) June 6, 2021
Upton’s suspension was lifted upon appeal after the former Treasury public affairs staffer examined the company’s rules and found that “comparing a public figure to a fictional movie character does not violate their terms of service.”
LOL. This tweet got me temporarily suspended from Twitter… I appealed… and won. I simply