Elon Musk Restores Some Suspended Journalists’ Twitter Accounts but Keeps Others in the Dark

Elon Musk Restores Some Suspended Journalists’ Twitter Accounts but Keeps Others in the Dark:- Elon Musk has reversed suspensions placed on several journalists’ Twitter accounts following the results of Thursday’s vote, while others remain unclear on when or if their suspensions will be lifted.

The initial suspension was imposed after several reporters – including Aaron Ruper, CNN’s Donnie O’Sullivan, and The Washington Post’s Drew Harwell – began reporting on Twitter’s decision to suspend @ElonJet, the 19-year-old university-created Gaya account.

Central Florida student Jack Sweeney uses ADS-B exchange data to track Joe Musk’s private jet movements.

Musk claimed in a tweet that the accounts were suspended for posting “my exact real-time location, basically the coordinates of the assassination, in (apparent) direct violation of the Twitter Terms of Service.”

“The same rules of doxing apply to ‘journalists’ that apply to everyone else,” he said.

The poll, which asked users whether they should “unsuspend accounts that docs my exact location in real time in 7 days” received over 3.6 million votes, with 58.7% voting for the social media giant. Now” got the vote to lift the ban. and 41.3% polled “in 7 days.”

“The people have spoken,” Musk said in a follow-up tweet late Friday. Accounts that docked my location will now be suspended again.

While Ruper, Harwell and O’Sullivan have been reinstated, MSNBC and ESPN host Keith Olbermann and Business Insider columnist Lynette Lopez are among those who remain suspended. Olbermann is tweeting from his “dog account” @TomJumboGrumbo in the interim.

Olbermann tweeted from that account Saturday morning, “The Weekend Countdown: @LopezLynett and I are among those who remain suspended without explanation — or without contacting Twitter.” “And in restoring the others Kasturi still defames his family by lying.”

Lopez, who has investigated Musk and Tesla for years, posted a tweet prior to his suspension sharing a New York Times article titled “Musk Shakes Up Twitter’s Legal Team as It Looks to Cut More”. Costs.” The caption read: “Withholding severance, threatening employees who speak to the press, refusing to pay rent and jet bills, changing legal staff — it’s classic Alone-going-broken behavior.”

In addition to Olbermann and Lopez, Fox Business correspondent Susan Lee told anchor Neil Cavuto that she was also suspended.

CNN media reporter Oliver Darcy said Harwell and O’Sullivan were given the option of restoring or deleting their tweets about @ElonJet before appealing the decision. According to Darcy, both Harwell and O’Sullivan have filed appeals.

“I want to thank everyone for all the support and kind words and some change over the past few days,” Ruper tweeted. community. Seriously, I appreciate it so much. It’s encouraging.”

BuzzFeed tech reporter Katie Notopoulos, who was banned from Twitter Spaces after hosting a conversation with several suspended journalists, has since rescinded that ban.

UN Human Rights Commissioner Volker Turk said that although it was “good news” that the journalists’ Twitter accounts were being restored, “serious concerns remain.”

“Twitter has a responsibility to respect human rights: @elonmusk must commit to making decisions based on publicly available policies that respect rights, including free speech,” he said. “nothing less.”


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