UNLOCKED: Should Social Media Platforms Have Banned Trump?

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This one's pretty straightforward: Should social media platforms have banned Trump? What about all those other people? Also, now that he has moved Jesse finally reveals a dark secret about one of his old building-mates. (Jesse has a new audio setup and his sound quality will be better next time. It's Katie's fault, somehow, probably.) This was originally a patrons-only episode, so please consider becoming a susbcriber: https://patreon.com/blockedandreported

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Show notes/Links:

Twitter's explanation for Trump's ban: https://blog.twitter.com/en_us/topics/company/2020/suspension.html

Alexei Navalny's dissent: https://twitter.com/navalny/status/1347969772177264644

Nellie Bowles is also concerned: https://nelliebowles.substack.com/p/the-business-of-babies

Greg Luckianoff suggests we look to the First Amendment for guidance: https://twitter.com/glukianoff/status/1347946963283673088

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