The Problem with Deplatforming Trump

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The sighs of relief from all around the world were almost palpable when Donald Trump’s Twitter account was permanently banned this month. Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat and Google (among others) have all ‘cancelled’ the president from their platform, giving many of us a satisfying sense of schadenfreude. Nobody…

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Matt Bartlett

Matt Bartlett

Writing about the intersection of technology and society at https://technocracy.substack.com/.