Elon Musk Says He’s Granting ‘Amnesty’ to Suspended Twitter Accounts

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Twitter CEO Elon Musk, in his latest bizarre change to his newly-acquired social media company, announced Thursday that he will grant “amnesty” to suspended Twitter accounts—opening the door for a spike in harassment, hate speech and misinformation, online safety experts say.

The billionaire’s decision seemingly came from a poll he posted to his timeline asking Twitter users whether suspended accounts that have not “broken the law” or took part in “egregious spam” should be given a second chance. The yes vote was 72%.

“The people have spoken,” Musk tweeted. “Amnesty begins next week. Vox Populi, Vox Dei.”

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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