Jack Dorsey justifies Trump ban, but says he did not 'celebrate' it

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Wednesday night said he did not "celebrate or feel pride" in his platform's ban on President Trump's account — but explained the move was necessary for public safet…
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Wednesday night said he did not "celebrate or feel pride" in his platform's ban on President Trump's account — but explained the move was necessary for public safety.

"After a clear warning we'd take this action, we made a decision with the best information we had based on threats to physical safety both on and off Twitter," Dorsey wrote in a series of tweets about the controversial move that he felt was ultimately justified.

"We faced an extraordinary and untenable circumstance, forcing us to focus all of our actions on public safety. Offline harm as a result of online speech is demonstrably real, and what drives our policy and enforcement above all," he wrote.

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