'I DO AGREE': Dorsey Agrees With Musk, Twitter Shouldn't Have Banned Trump

posted by Hannity Staff - 5.11.22

Elon Musk isn’t the only one who thinks former President Donald Trump shouldn’t have been banned from Twitter —turns out former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, the person behind the original ban, thinks it was a bad call as well.

After Musk said he would end Trump’s ban, Dorsey backed the move.

“I do agree. There are exceptions (CSE, illegal behavior, spam or network manipulation, etc), but generally permanent bans are a failure of ours and don’t work, which I wrote about here after the event…” Dorsey tweeted in response to a user comment.

Dorsey went on to say “it was a business decision, it shouldn’t have been. and we should always revisit our decisions and evolve as necessary. I stated in that thread and still believe that permanent bans of individuals are directionally wrong.”

“I’m saying a corporation should not have to make this decision in the first place. [N]ot for something as important as public conversation,” Dorsey replied to another user.

“Permanent bans should be extremely rare and really reserved for accounts that are bots, or scam, spam accounts… I do think it was not correct to ban Donald Trump,” Musk said Tuesday at FT Live’s Future of the Car conference. “I think that was a mistake, because it alienated a large part of the country and did not ultimately result in Donald Trump not having a voice.”

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