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Santa Clara County district attorney to leave Twitter due to hate speech, calls on other DAs to follow suit

Original post made on Dec 6, 2022

District Attorney Jeff Rosen plans to deactivate his office's Twitter account due to the recent rise in hate speech on the platform.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, December 6, 2022, 9:21 AM

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Posted by roaksinri
a resident of another community
on Dec 6, 2022 at 2:36 pm

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Rosen is a decent enough DA against real crimes but is an egregious grandstander whenever a headline features him prominently. Free Speech by definition will be offensive speech to somebody. It's a slippery slope- the speech police = the thought police. How far away are we from tracking down and punishing people for thought crimes? It's already being done in the workplace with the whole pronouns mandate.

Posted by JAFO
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Dec 6, 2022 at 3:16 pm

JAFO is a registered user.

Just an Observation,

Now that Meta, Alphabet, and Twitter are on their way to closure, it might not matter.

In any event, the fact that ALL MODERATORS are fired will kill any Section 230 protections, that is why these attorneys are getting ready. The facts are they lost their immunity from lawsuits and the sharks are ready, they smell blood.

You might just not be aware that this is a problem and the courts will address it. Sorry if you invested in any of them.

Posted by J Randall
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Dec 6, 2022 at 4:10 pm

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We the People are the solution to online hate speech, not misinformation boards and censorship.

Posted by JAFO
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Dec 6, 2022 at 7:33 pm

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Just an Observation,

Unfortunately mob mentality can be manipulated. Remember Adolph Hitler gained power through propaganda. THe same thing with Richard Nixon. And of course Donald trump used this system to manipulate people.

The facts are we have a flooding of misinformation in a system that actually has very little policing. You should watch Viva Frie, Alex jones and Dinesh Dsousa on Youtube.

The facts are without establishing compliance systems to filter out disinformation, you are going to have these people buy access to the internet and convince people into so many conspiracies, like Pizzagate, the big lie, and even still encouraging the use of ivermectin and hydroxychloroquin.

This is the danger Carl sagan warned us about in the book the Deamon Haunted World. And he warned us in 1993

Posted by J Randall
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Dec 7, 2022 at 12:41 pm

J Randall is a registered user.

“Sagan states that when new ideas are offered for consideration, they should be tested by means of skeptical thinking and should stand up to rigorous questioning.”

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