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Musk Reveals FBI Auto-Deleted Comms With Twitter, Likely Violating Freedom of Info Laws.


The South African tech entrepreneur said this auto-deletion process means "we actually don't know what was said there" and that he believes this amounts to "a Freedom of Information Act violation… because you shouldn't be able to delete orderly things after two weeks."

"The suspension demands were so broad that they accidentally demanded a suspension of a journalist on CNN and an elected Canadian politician. It was just an incredibly broad swath," Musk said of the authorities' appetite for censorship.

Noting that censorship demands came from "many, many parts of the government," he drew particular attention to "a little-known agency in the State Department called the Global Engagement Center, which most people have never heard of, but they might have been the single worst offender because they demanded the suspension of over 250,000 accounts which I think all Twitter largely complied with."

In 2023, a federal judge ruled the Joe Biden regime must stop communication with social media companies for "the purpose of urging, encouraging, pressuring, or inducing in any manner the removal, deletion, suppression, or reduction of content containing protected free speech."

Judge Terry A. Doughty said the federal government's actions on social media amounted to "arguably… the most massive attack against free speech in United States' history."