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Anti-social media? Trump Twitter ban sparks EU debate over 'digital oligarchy'


Twitter, Facebook and even Pinterest: the recent removal of Donald Trump from basically every social media platform has sparked debate about who decides who else gets to have free speech. Angela Merkel warned that the "fundamental right" of freedom of expression should be regulated by the law, "not managers of social media platforms". France's finance minister has described the control that Facebook, Twitter and other social media networks have over the online space as a "digital oligarchy". We discuss all these issues with two MEPs.

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