Silicon Valley Censors  

Social media giants like Twitter and Facebook that used to brag about promoting free speech now say they’re taking on a new role — the speech police.
Twitter is suspending as many as a million accounts a day, with 70 million silenced in May and June, according to data disclosed Friday. The massive purge is to prevent the spread of fake news, Twitter says. The problem is who decides what’s fake?
Democrats in Congress are encouraging the crackdown. They point to how Russians set up social media accounts and flooded the internet with phony news and inflammatory rhetoric in the months before the 2016 presidential election, and according to special counsel Robert Mueller, tilted it in favor of Donald Trump. At a Senate hearing, Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) ordered lawyers for Facebook, Twitter, and Google to do something about it “or we will.”
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