Elon Musk says: Next week he will restore previously banned Twitter accounts

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“People have spoken,” Musk tweeted Thursday. “The amnesty will begin next week. Vox Populi, Vox Dei.”

The announcement came after Musk told his supporters on Wednesday, after a poll on whether to offer a general pardon for suspended accounts.

The poll, which closed at around 12:45 pm on Thursday, ended with 72.4% of votes in favour and 27.6% of votes against. Voting garnered over 3 million votes on Twitter.

Elon Musk has turned Twitter’s business upside down.

Musk announced last week that it would restore Donald Trump’s account after another poll published on the platform narrowly endorsed the former president’s return, who died following the September 1, 2019, attacks. Did. , 2021 was the Houses of Parliament, where access to the platform was prohibited. Musk has also previously banned or suspended Canadian conservative podcaster Jordan Peterson, right-wing satirical website Babylon Bee, comedian Kathy Griffin and MP Marjorie Taylor Greene. We have restored several other controversial user accounts.

Shortly after acquiring Twitter, Musk said he would set up a “content moderation council” with “very diverse perspectives” and would not make significant content decisions until it was established.

There is no evidence that such a group was formed or involved in Musk’s platforming decisions. Instead, after Musk restored Trump’s account, he tweeted “Vox Populi, Vox Dei,” Latin for “the voice of the people is the voice of god.”

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