We took an element within the ballot and on the time of scripting this report, a majority of individuals need Musk to reinstate all of the accounts that have been banned beforehand. Nevertheless, the Tesla chief has put ahead a situation. He needs solely these accounts to be reinstated that “haven’t damaged the legislation or engaged in egregious spam.”
Ought to Twitter provide a normal amnesty to suspended accounts, offered that they haven’t damaged the legislation or engaged in egregious spam?
— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) 1669225589000
The ballot has acquired combined reactions. Whereas some requested whether or not the lifting of the umbrella ban will reinstate Alex Jones’s account as effectively, others gave names of handles they need Musk to deliver again on the platform. There are nonetheless just a few hours to go earlier than the voting time ends.
The place is Twitter’s content material moderation council?
The information comes a day after individuals known as out Musk for reinstating the previous US president’s account earlier than convening a content material moderation council. The SpaceX founder had beforehand stated that there could be no reinstatements earlier than a content material moderation council is shaped.
Other than Trump’s deal with, Musk additionally welcomed Kanye West again on Twitter. He was banned for his antisemitic tweets.
Musk blames activists for his choices
After being criticised, Musk defined that the choice to not reinstate banned accounts was primarily based on a situation with “a big coalition of political/social activist teams” that agreed to not “starve Twitter of promoting income.” He claimed that the coalition “broke the deal” and since there was no deal stopping the reinstatement, Musk primarily went forward to deliver Trump again on the platform.