Tech giant Apple withholds Twitter from apps According to Tesla CEO and Twitter chief Elon Musk, who is threatening to “This is a battle for the future of civilization. If even America loses its freedom of speech, only tyranny awaits.”
Apple threats to Musk and Twitter
The free speech battle between Elon Musk and his newly acquired social media company has intensified as Apple threatened to withhold Twitter from its app store. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and chief of Twitter, made the announcement on Monday, saying Apple wouldn’t say why.
In a follow-up tweet, Musk confirmed that he sees Apple “seeking moderation.”
Apple is one of Twitter’s top advertisers, spending over $100 million annually on advertising on the social media platform, according to reports. However, Musk tweeted on Monday:
Apple has mostly stopped advertising on Twitter. Do they hate free speech in America?
In response to Musk asking who else Apple is withholding, his LBRY at the blockchain company said: said to If you didn’t filter the conditions, the app will not be allowed in the store. Apple may make good products, but they’ve been against free speech for some time. The company further elaborates, “Apple has denied the human origin of almost anything related to Covid, especially vaccines and viruses.” Apple devices only. Apple later turned us down because the user included an image of Pepe in the video.
Additionally, Musk tweeted: According to Apple’s website, the company takes his 30% “processing” fee from all sales made through its in-app purchase system.
As the free speech debate rages on, one Twitter user warned Musk: So many of Tesla’s customers use iOS to access their cars… If that app were to be removed, it would greatly affect Apple’s ability to sell to customers. Musk replied, “Are you saying that Apple is using the power of Duopolis to hurt Tesla?”
Free speech battle heats up
He tweeted that tyranny would rise if the It emphasizes that this is a battle for the future of civilization.
A Tesla executive asked in another tweet: This is no good.
Many participated in the free speech thread. “Exclusive rights should follow the same restrictions that we imposed on governments in the Bill of Rights,” opined Michael Thaler, Bitcoin-backed CEO of MicroStrategy. “Please don’t make laws that restrict freedom of speech or the press, or the right of people to gather peacefully and petition the government to redress their grievances.” Musk agreed, tweeting, “Absolutely, “Especially when it’s done in collusion with the government.”
Musk said on Friday that he would make an alternative phone if Apple and he Google launched his Twitter from the app store.
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