Ripple Exec Says Elon Musk Will Continue To Dumb People About Free Speech

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Ripple’s David Schwartz Isn’t Happy With New Twitter Overlord, Claims He’ll Make People Stupid About Free Speech

Unlike the vast majority of the cryptocurrency community, Ripple chief technology officer David Schwartz is not happy with Twitter’s acquisition of Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

Schwartz Is Convinced That The Centillionaire Will Stay make people “stupid” on freedom of expression.

Musk claims the main motivation behind his decision to take over Twitter was to bring back free speech on the social media platform. Still, many fear his property will render Twitter useless due to the potential influx of trolls, abuse and horrific propaganda.

While Twitter was awash with crappy tweets from crypto executives and influencers celebrating the fact that the world’s richest man has turned an influential social media platform into his personal playground, some community members had the audacity to vent the blatant hypocrisy. call. “Is authoritarianism okay as long as the right man is in charge?” cryptocurrency researcher Hasu tweeted

Musk’s track record suggests that the self-proclaimed “freedom of speech absolutist” doesn’t like free speech at all. In 2016, he personally canceled a blogger’s Tesla order due to a “rude” review. Musk also reportedly urged the Chinese government to censor critics

Since nearly a quarter of Tesla’s revenue comes from China, some are concerned that Musk’s takeover of Twitter will encourage his propaganda machine. Centibillionaire Jeff Bezos took a stab at Musk in a recent tweet, suggesting the bomb purchase will give China additional leverage over “the town square.”

While Musk’s Twitter deal is expected to close without much regulatory oversight, Bezos, who has publicly feuded with Tesla’s CEO for years, could complicate it by pushing the disturbing foreign influence story.

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