Fears for ‘free-speech absolutist’ Musk’s Twitter

Like other social media networks, Twitter has struggled against disinformation, bullying and hate-fuelled content in recent years. – EPA pic, April 27, 2022.

ELON Musk describes himself as a “free-speech absolutist”, leaving rights groups fearful that Twitter will provide a forum for hate speech and disinformation under his ownership.

The richest man in the world has signalled, following his US$44 billion (RM191 billion) takeover, that he intends to reform what he sees as over-zealous policing of tweets.

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