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Old 10th January 2021, 09:29 PM   #41
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Perhaps Trump can establish an account on ISF and bring his millions of followers here! Wouldn't that be wonderful?
We deal with enough BS from the ones we already have.
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Old 10th January 2021, 09:30 PM   #42
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Yeah, let's ignore Parlor refusing to police themselves while hosting people planning violence and pretend it's someone else's fault! /s
You give that stawman a good flogging for me too.
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Old 10th January 2021, 09:32 PM   #43
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With commercial value about to plummet they make this decision.

Not comfortable with even the perception of technology giants as speech gatekeepers.
Their platform, their responsibility.
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Originally Posted by Sideroxylon View Post
You give that stawman a good flogging for me too.
I'm sorry, did I mistakenly take your meaning wrong? Who is at fault for Parlor no longer being on web stores or hosted on cloud services?

Rereading your posts still makes me think you're more worried about Google dropping Parlor for violating their terms than you are that Parlor brought it on themselves and really should have been dropped long ago.
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Old 10th January 2021, 10:34 PM   #45
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Originally Posted by wareyin View Post
Yeah, let's ignore Parlor refusing to police themselves while hosting people planning violence and pretend it's someone else's fault! /s
Originally Posted by Sideroxylon View Post
You give that stawman a good flogging for me too.
Originally Posted by wareyin View Post
I'm sorry, did I mistakenly take your meaning wrong? Who is at fault for Parlor no longer being on web stores or hosted on cloud services?

Rereading your posts still makes me think you're more worried about Google dropping Parlor for violating their terms than you are that Parlor brought it on themselves and really should have been dropped long ago.
This.

If Parlor want to stay on the air, there is a really simple way they can do that...become their OWN ISP, and host their OWN content. Then they can make their own rules and do not have to be beholden to anyone for their existence.

The Government wont shut them down, because that would be a violation of their 1A rights.
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Not a social media site, but the PGA has cancelled it's 2022 Championship TOurney which was scheduled at a Trump owned Golf Course in New Jersey,and will relocate to another Gold Course.
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It was just commented on CNN how weird it is not to have had several Trump tweets or reports in the last few days. I agree. I kind of looked forward to that craziness every morning.

There are apps I've never even heard of that are disbarring him. The one that made me laugh is Stripe, apparently a money-handling process.
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Old 11th January 2021, 06:27 AM   #48
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lol something funny about trump losing his moddb account
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It scares me that Trump still (ostensibly, it's really hard to get a firm grip on exactly how many loops Trump has been cut out of at this point) has access to the EAS.

I keep waiting to hear my TV make that squeal siren and start reading "IT'S ALL FAKE! THE ELECTION WAS STOLEN!" start scrolling across the screen.
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Originally Posted by JoeMorgue View Post
It scares me that Trump still (ostensibly, it's really hard to get a firm grip on exactly how many loops Trump has been cut out of at this point) has access to the EAS.

I keep waiting to hear my TV make that squeal siren and start reading "IT'S ALL FAKE! THE ELECTION WAS STOLEN!" start scrolling across the screen.
That reminds me. It was 1pm local time Jan 6 when our nuke sirens went off. (OK, tornado alert.) Of course, it was the standard scheduled monthly test, but I was watching the riot escalate at the time.

Then about 2:30 an EMERGENCY ALERT card came up on the TV. It was another required monthly test, but they usually do those at like, 3am.

Both of those sounds I find particularly hair-raising. Especially so that day.
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Add to the "tweets from the past that don't age well" file (Twitter)-

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Loser terrorists must be dealt with in a much tougher manner.The internet is their main recruitment tool which we must cut off & use better! Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 15, 2017
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Apparently Kushner is the one who talked Trump down from joining Fringe Sites like a Gab and Parlor after he was banned from all mainstream ones.

https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/13/polit...ent/index.html
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Apparently Kushner is the one who talked Trump down from joining Fringe Sites like a Gab and Parlor after he was banned from all mainstream ones.

https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/13/polit...ent/index.html

See? It's like people have said. His (((son-in-law))) is the reason he couldn't keep all of his promises to the American people. Now he's keeping him from communicating with his supporters.
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See? It's like people have said. His (((son-in-law))) is the reason he couldn't keep all of his promises to the American people. Now he's keeping him from communicating with his supporters.
Conspiracy!!!!!! The JOOS are to blame!!!!!
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Old 14th January 2021, 12:55 PM   #55
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I am trying to think of what those sites might be. Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram are obvious. Probably TicToc and Youtube too (if Trump or the administration had an account on either.) What other social media sites are there?

(I know he's been taken off Shopify, but I'm not sure that counts as a social media site.)
Does something like linkedIn count?
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I'm surprised Trump hasn't tried to set up a tinder or grindr account...

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Trump going through his closest looking for his old Ham Radio...

Trump angrily talking about the Deep State stealing the election on Amazon reviews of curtain rods...

Trump leaves Congress a 1-Star Yelp review...
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Trump going through his closest looking for his old Ham Radio...
He'd be disappointed to find that his Ham radio wasn't actually MADE of ham.
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As for the claims that Trump is being muzzled by big tech, that is just a big fat lie. Trump is the president (at least for the next few days) - he has his own bully pulpit, he can call a press conference and tell anyone in the world anything he wants.

As I read on Twitter recently, Trump has a full press office inside his home.
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He's the President. He literally has a Press Corp.

I don't have my own Press Corp and I'm not feeling particularly censored by big government.
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Originally Posted by JoeMorgue View Post
Trump going through his closest looking for his old Ham CB Radio...
FTFY, because Dumpf wouldn't have the intelligence to pass the Amateur Radio technical exam (and if American HAM radio license testing is anywhere near as difficult as ours used to be, getting someone else to sit it is a non-starter)
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I got a feeling he will not be welcome in the World's most exclusive club either: The Ex Presidents of the United States.
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He's the President. He literally has a Press Corp.

I don't have my own Press Corp and I'm not feeling particularly censored by big government.
I can't help but feel the same.

Tindr will never be the same without him, though.
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I got a feeling he will not be welcome in the World's most exclusive club either: The Ex Presidents of the United States.
I'm rather disappointed that they never did an intervention. That would have been an interesting meeting.
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I got a feeling he will not be welcome in the World's most exclusive club either: The Ex Presidents of the United States.
Now I need to rewatch Point Break!
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It was just commented on CNN how weird it is not to have had several Trump tweets or reports in the last few days. I agree. I kind of looked forward to that craziness every morning.

There are apps I've never even heard of that are disbarring him. The one that made me laugh is Stripe, apparently a money-handling process.
Stripe isn't a social media service. It's the credit card processing service the Trump campaign used for online donations. When Stripe dropped Trump, he couldn't do small donor fundraising anymore.
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FTFY, because Dumpf wouldn't have the intelligence to pass the Amateur Radio technical exam (and if American HAM radio license testing is anywhere near as difficult as ours used to be, getting someone else to sit it is a non-starter)
Maybe he has a working CB radio? Though the thought comes to mind, "Does anyone else have one?"
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Bumping this. Apparently Gateway Pundit has been banned from Twitter, one of the main proponents of the ‘stolen election’ story.

https://www.businessinsider.com/twit...im-hoft-2021-2
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Apparently Kushner is the one who talked Trump down from joining Fringe Sites like a Gab and Parlor after he was banned from all mainstream ones.

https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/13/polit...ent/index.html
It looks like Gab really wants Trump on it, and has said some... not nice... things about Kushner.

From: The Independent
Gab chief executive Andrew Torba says Donald Trump does not use the social media platform, after false reports in the media claimed that he does....He continued: The only reason hes not using it right now to contact his base is because dopey advisers like Jared Kushner, who lost him the election, are blocking him from using it.

Ironic.... he seems to be a Trump fan-boy blaming Trump's loss on advisors, but ignores the fact that Trump claims he actually won the election.
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It looks like Gab really wants Trump on it, and has said some... not nice... things about Kushner.

From: The Independent
Gab chief executive Andrew Torba says Donald Trump does not use the social media platform, after false reports in the media claimed that he does....He continued: The only reason hes not using it right now to contact his base is because dopey advisers like Jared Kushner, who lost him the election, are blocking him from using it.

Ironic.... he seems to be a Trump fan-boy blaming Trump's loss on advisors, but ignores the fact that Trump claims he actually won the election.
That's wierd.
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It makes perfect sense in MAGA-logic.

Trump won the election bigly.
But then "they" cheated, and found votes for Biden, or flipped votes, or whatever, so Biden was declared the "winner".

What then happened is that Trump and friends did everything to undo the cheat: from lawsuits to aggrieved patriots peacefully storming the Capitol to hang Mike Pence.

Who helped Trump in this sacred endeavour? Many people, including his sons Don Jr. and Eric.
Who didn't help? The Kushners.


The Kushners didn't tweet about the steal, they didn't help plot the strategy to keep Trump in the WH.
Remember the crazy meeting in the WH with Powell, Flynn, where Giuliani was "the voice of reason" and Cipollone and other aides had to fight to keep the crazies in check? Where was the "advisor to the President" Ivanka? Where was the "senior advisor to the President" (((Jared)))? Missing in action.

No wonder MAGA-world blames them.
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It looks like Gab really wants Trump on it, and has said some... not nice... things about Kushner.

From: The Independent
Gab chief executive Andrew Torba says Donald Trump does not use the social media platform, after false reports in the media claimed that he does....He continued: The only reason hes not using it right now to contact his base is because dopey advisers like Jared Kushner, who lost him the election, are blocking him from using it.

Ironic.... he seems to be a Trump fan-boy blaming Trump's loss on advisors, but ignores the fact that Trump claims he actually won the election.
Torba, a noted antisemite, has long had a vendetta against Kushner tying in to "Jews are the puppeteers of the world" conspiracy theories. He's probably not wrong that Kushner wields a fair amount of influence over Trump, because he's fairly shrewd, Trump is easily influenced, and he's married to Trump's wife favourite daughter. But Torba is saying things like that because he's antisemetic and Kushner is Jewish.
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Torba, a noted antisemite, has long had a vendetta against Kushner tying in to "Jews are the puppeteers of the world" conspiracy theories. He's probably not wrong that Kushner wields a fair amount of influence over Trump, because he's fairly shrewd, Trump is easily influenced, and he's married to Trump's wife favourite daughter. But Torba is saying things like that because he's antisemetic and Kushner is Jewish.
Anti Semitism is one the rise very quickly in the MAGA movement. I think it has always been there. I have seen plenty of posts of the "I love Donald but he needs to get rid of that Jew Son In Law" kind for a couple of years now. Not surprised it is coming out into the open.
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Twitter just annoucned the ban on Trump is premanent, even if he runs for public office.
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Twitter just annoucned the ban on Trump is premanent, even if he runs for public office.
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Old 10th February 2021, 08:30 PM   #76
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
Twitter just annoucned the ban on Trump is premanent, even if he runs for public office.
To be honest, Im not sure how I feel about that.





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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
Twitter just annoucned the ban on Trump is premanent, even if he runs for public office.
Originally Posted by Regnad Kcin View Post
To be honest, Im not sure how I feel about that.





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You needn't worry about it. If Trump makes a credible run at the next Republican nomination (after the Senate inevitably takes no action to prevent it) then Twitter will absolutely relent and reinstate his account.
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Old 10th February 2021, 11:41 PM   #78
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Originally Posted by Babbylonian View Post
You needn't worry about it. If Trump makes a credible run at the next Republican nomination (after the Senate inevitably takes no action to prevent it) then Twitter will absolutely relent and reinstate his account.
What makes you think that? Can you cite any case where a person has been banned and had their account reinstated?
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Donald Trump’s ban from the social media platform Twitter is going to stick even if he runs for the White House again – and even if he won again, a senior executive said on Wednesday.

The former president’s permanent block from Twitter is permanent, Twitter’s chief financial officer, Ned Segal, said during an interview on CNBC when he was asked whether Trump’s tweeting privileges could be restored if he ever returns to power.

“The way our policies work, when you’re removed from the platform, you’re removed from the platform,” Segal said.

He added: “Whether you’re a commentator, you’re a CFO, or you are a former or current public official. Remember, our policies are designed to make sure that people are not inciting violence, and if anybody does that, we have to remove them from the service and our policies don’t allow people to come back.”
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...t-social-media
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What makes you think that? Can you cite any case where a person has been banned and had their account reinstated?

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...t-social-media
I think it because I don't trust Twitter, Facebook, or any of them. Citing precedent is irrelevant in this situation because it's unique.

Don't misunderstand me, though. I would be happy to be proven wrong.

However, Trump was violating Twitter's rules for over four ******* years. He was lying and inciting against the public interest the whole time. If you believe they let that go on for so long for any reason but their financial interest, you're crazy. If they think they'll make money by coming up with an excuse to reinstate them, I think they'll do it. Again, I hope they don't, but I'm not optimistic.

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Originally Posted by Babbylonian View Post
I think it because I don't trust Twitter, Facebook, or any of them. Citing precedent is irrelevant in this situation because it's unique.

Don't misunderstand me, though. I would be happy to be proven wrong.

However, Trump was violating Twitter's rules for over four ******* years. He was lying and inciting against the public interest the whole time. If you believe they let that go on for so long for any reason but their financial interest, you're crazy. If they think they'll make money by coming up with an excuse to reinstate them, I think they'll do it. Again, I hope they don't, but I'm not optimistic.
You make good points. It's certainly not implausible.
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