Government, Politics

Check Out How Much FBI Paid Twitter to Ban Accounts

The Federal Bureau of Investigation paid Twitter $3.4 million to ban or suspend accounts for “foreign influence” and “misinformation” on the social media platform.

The FBI has been policing speech on the social media site for years, eventually paying Twitter the money as reimbursement for the work, The New York Post reported.

The inner workings of Twitter and its cooperation with federal authorities have been coming out in tranches released by independent journalist Matt Taibbi – what have become known as the Twitter Files – since business magnate Elon Musk took over Twitter. Read more…

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