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Old 14.01.2021, 16:44
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Re: Cancel Culture

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They aren't judging a competitor. They are refusing to host an app. If Parler etc was a true competitor they wouldn't need other platforms to launch it.


Twitter is a private company.


Try this:

Person A wants to sleep with Person B.

B says no. Doesn't actually need to give a reason because their body, their choice etc but they do: they don't like A's politics. Or shoes. Or haircut. Whatever.

A takes exception and says "that's discriminatory because those things are irrelevant to the fact that i want to sleep with you".

Makes no damn difference. The reasons were provided by B to be polite etc. All they needed to do was say No. Because their body, their choice.

A monopoly decision, if you will, but still final.

End of.
When that baker refused to make a wedding cake for that gay couple, the court decided otherwise.

And in that case the baker didn't have a monopoly so actually the couple could easily have shopped elsewhere for the cake. In Twitter's case, that's not so easy.
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