Elon Musk revealed late Wednesday that it is “necessary” to release internal discussions about the censorship of the New York Post’s Hunter Biden laptop story prior to the 2020 election.
Twitter locked The New York Post’s account in October 2020 for posting a now-confirmed report of emails contained on Biden’s laptop that detail a meeting between him and his father, President Joe Biden, with an executive of Ukrainian gas company Burisma in 2015. The laptop contained caches of emails detailing business dealings with Burisma and state-owned CEFC China Energy Co, from which his firms received $4.8 million in wire transfer payments from its founder, Ye Jianming, according to a Senate report.
A Twitter user called on Musk to release these discussions “in the interest of transparency” in a Wednesday tweet, to which the new Twitter CEO nodded in agreement.
“Raise your hand if you think @ElonMusk should make public all internal discussions about the decision to censor the @NYPost’s story on Hunter Biden’s laptop before the 2020 Election in the interest of Transparency,” Twitter user ALX tweeted.
“This is necessary to restore public trust,” Musk replied.
This is necessary to restore public trust
The platform restricted any Twitter user from sharing links of the Post’s article either publicly or through direct message. The social media site further locked former White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany’s personal account and the official account for former President Donald Trump’s campaign for sharing the link.... (Read more)
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