Shocking undercover footage has revealed that individuals working for the social media platform Twitter have attempted to illegally circumvent our President’s constitutional rights, volunteering to hand over personal messages from his account to members of the Department of Justice, and negate their need to acquire a legally mandated warrant for the information.
The video shows Twitter senior network engineer Clay Haynes, a self-proclaimed “Bleeding-Heart Liberal,” claiming that he has access to “every single person’s account, every single direct message, deleted direct messages, deleted tweets.” He also says that he is able to find out “exactly who logged in from where, [with] what username and password, when they changed their password” before telling investigators that he would be happy to hand over the President’s information.
“…he’s dangerous, I don’t like him and he’s a terrible human being and I want to get rid of him,” Haynes told the undercover investigator about President Trump. “In fact, we had internal reviews about that…” Internal reviews about removing a public figure from a social media platform just because you disagree with his politics? Is this what we have come to? Censorship? An interesting tactic from the left, which claims to put such a high value on freedom of expression.
“The question is: by Twitter giving private information about the President to the Justice Department, are they breaking the law, betraying a trust, following an official request or satisfying a political agenda by leading a crusade against the President,” Project Veritas founder and President James O’Keefe says of the video. “Even if Haynes was just speculating about helping Justice, his admission shows a clear and dangerous political bias at the highest levels of Twitter,”
Twitter has since attempted to distance itself from the incident. A spokesman for the company told members of the press that “Twitter is committed to enforcing our rules without bias and empowering every voice on our platform, in accordance with the Twitter Rules,” and said “the individual depicted in this video was speaking in a personal capacity and does not represent or speak for Twitter. Twitter only responds to valid legal requests, and does not share any user information with law enforcement without such a request.” Despite these assurances, however, I for one certainly plan to be ditching my Twitter account, and if you value your privacy maybe you should too!
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