Recent Webinar Reports – see more

NEWS

Banning Trump ‘in part a failure of Twitter’

18.01.2021
Share this

Platform ‘hasn’t done enough to foster healthy conversations’

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has described the ban on Donald Trump as ‘right’ but ‘dangerous’, reports the BBC. In a long thread, the Twitter founder accepted that the move would have consequences for an open and free internet. He described the decision as the right thing to do in the face of ‘extraordinary and untenable circumstances’, but said that ‘a company removing access is different from a government removing access’. Trump has now been banned from Facebook, Snapchat and YouTube. Some leaders, including Angela Merkel of Germany and Andres Manuel López Obrador of Mexico, have criticised the ban.

Read more

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has described the ban on Donald Trump as ‘right’ but ‘dangerous’, reports the BBC.

Series:
Regulatory Watch
You may also like... News
Solar power trials for mobile sites show interim success 01.03.2021
News
EU proposes ten-year roaming extension 01.03.2021
News
UK Competition authority prepares Big Tech investigations 01.03.2021

Latest

News
Solar power trials for mobile sites show interim success 01.03.2021
News
EU proposes ten-year roaming extension 01.03.2021
News
UK Competition authority prepares Big Tech investigations 01.03.2021
News
Australian government strikes Facebook compromise 01.03.2021
View All
Back to the top

The IIC is the world's only policy debating platform for the converged communications industry

We give innovators and regulators a forum in which to explore, debate and agree the best policies and regulatory frameworks for widest societal benefit.

Insight: Exchange: Influence

We give members a voice through conferences, symposiums and private meetings, as well as broad exposure of their differing viewpoints through articles, reports and interviews.

The new website will make it easier for you to gather fresh insights, exchange views with others and have a voice in the debate

Take a look Learn more about our updates
Please upgrade your browser

You are seeing this because you are using a browser that is not supported. The International Institute of Communications website is built using modern technology and standards. We recommend upgrading your browser with one of the following to properly view our website:

Windows Mac

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of browsers. We also do not intend to recommend a particular manufacturer's browser over another's; only to suggest upgrading to a browser version that is compliant with current standards to give you the best and most secure browsing experience.