Posted by Ada Coddington
The most shocking thing about Twitter’s ban of Marjorie Taylor Greene, the first national US politician since Donald Trump to be de-platformed, was the lack of outcry about Big Tech’s self-appointed role as the arbiters of truth.
Marjorie Taylor Greene. © AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
What is at stake here is far more critical than one congresswoman spreading nonsense on social media. The precedent set a year ago, where unaccountable Big Tech simply banned an elected president from the public square, has morphed into a new reality: unaccountable tech barons have become the judge and jury of political debate and what is true or not in society.