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Forum Post: the latest on trending censorship

Posted 3 years ago on Sept. 29, 2011, 4:25 p.m. EST by siedestar (0)
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hello occupywallst this is Erica here at occupySF. We went down to twitter headquarters this morning to try and get a formal statement that they are not in fact censoring occupywallst from trending on twitter. They only stated a position of neutrality and insisted that we formally inquire via email which we are doing now. We will let you know as soon as we receive a formal response from twitter. In loving solidarity, occupySF

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[-] 1 points by anonrez (237) 3 years ago

Thanks guys, much love to you and hope to join you in SF. Don't expect a straight answer from Twitter, but thanks for trying - the fact that they are so evasive in and of itself means something.

The revolution will not be tweeted!

[-] 1 points by 0815 (58) 3 years ago

http://coupmedia.org/occupywallstreet/occupy-wall-street-official-demands-2009 (scroll way down) A lot of the comments are being censored. They still appear, but the relevant bits do not. Sometimes only an unfinished sentence is displayed. WTF?!

[-] 1 points by npowell85 (249) from Montana City, Mt 3 years ago

how about the censorship on the OWS chat room? I have heard a lot of complaints about the mod's banning people for suggesting a different opinion. It is my position that ANY type of censorship in this movement is wrong. Everyone has a stake, everyone deserves to be heard. Even the trolls. How can we change their minds if they get banned?

[-] 1 points by Peacefulmind (23) 3 years ago

"AWARENESS" is an important thing for people to have. Also "WHEN YOU CHANGE THE WAY YOU LOOK AT THINGS THE THINGS YOU LOOK AT CHANGE." A Yogi said this phrase to me, and please pass it on to your fellow Americans. KEEP PREACHING THE TRUTH FOR IT SHALL SET YOU FREE.