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The Twitter criticized the decree of the President of the United States Donald trump on the regulation of social networking, calling it reactionary and politicized. It is reported TASS citing a company statement.
Twitter stressed that section 230 of the US law on ethics in the field of communications protects American innovation and freedom of expression, and is based on democratic values. According to this law, the platform that hosts third party content, do not bear responsibility for it.
“Attempts to unilaterally break it threatened the future of online speech and Internet freedom”, the statement reads.
29 may trump signed the Executive decree on regulation of activities of social networks. Henceforth the platform was involved in censorship or political actions, will not have the protection from liability, he said.
May 27, trump has accused Twitter of meddling in the presidential election and “stifling free speech” after some of his posts there were reports of the falsification of information. “They say that my words about voting by mail, which lead to widespread corruption and fraud are untrue, based on verifiable facts, made fake news CNN and the Washington Post from Amazon”, — wrote the head of the White house.
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