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Mexican President Compares Social Media Censorship in U.S. to Spanish Inquisition

The president of Mexico is intending to make a “proposal” on the subject of social media censorship, with the head of state criticizing what he said was overreach on the part of tech companies in the wake of cross-platform bans on U.S. President Donald Trump.

In a daily briefing on Thursday, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador vowed that “at the [next] G-20 meeting we have, I am going to make a proposal on this issue.”

“Yes, social media should not be used to incite violence and all that, but this cannot be used as a pretext to suspend freedom of expression,” Obrador said, adding: “How can a company act as if it was all powerful, omnipotent, as a sort of Spanish Inquisition on what is expressed? Read more…

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