After the exchange of words between the WikiLeaks and the Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, WikiLeaks says “We will start a rival service if this keeps up because WikiLeaks and our supporters are threatened by a space of feudal justice.”
The reactions to the Twitter’s permanent ban on the journalist Milo Yiannopoulos, one of the major grievances among the Twitter users who has been the ability of anonymous trolls to send abusive comments to other people. He is the Tech Editor at one of the famous news site Breitbart and also one of the most offensive users on the Twitter. WikiLeaks threatened Twitter to start its own Twitter because of the “cyber feudalism”.
After receiving many complaints and repeated suspensions, Twitter banned Milo Yiannopoulos after led an online troll against the star of Ghostbusters Leslie Jones, who promised to leave Twitter over her treatment and prompting a major outbreak on the social media.
Twitter reacted on this and said “People should be able to express diverse opinions and beliefs on Twitter. But no one deserves to be subjected to targeted abuse online, and our rules prohibit inciting or engaging in the targeted abuse or harassment of others,”
The report from the Verge, WikiLeaks Twitter account got the ban which is an example for the “Cyber feudalism” saying that Twitter had banned the conservative gay libertarian (Milo Yiannopoulos) for speaking wrong way to the star of the Ghostbusters (Leslie Jones).
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) July 21, 2016
Dorsey replied to WikiLeaks: “We don’t ban people for expressing their thoughts. Targeted abuse and inciting abuse against people, however, that’s not allowed.”
WikiLeaks says to Jack that [email protected] It is time @Twitter got out of the censorship/justice game. Let users create communal filter lists if need be.