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Mexican President Mounts Global Campaign Against Big Tech Censorship

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Mexican President Mounts Global Campaign Against Big Tech Censorship

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Mexico’s president publicly pledged to lead a global effort to fight against Big Tech censorship after a number of major companies moved to deplatform President Donald Trump. President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said he is reaching out to other governments already. He criticized the power Big Tech companies wield and said they should not be able to stifle free speech. “I can tell you that at the first G20 meeting we have, I am going to make a proposal on this issue,” López Obrador said on Thursday. “Yes, social media should not be used to incite violence and all that, but this cannot be used as a pretext to suspend freedom of expression.” “How can a company act as if it was all powerful, omnipotent, as a sort of Spanish Inquisition on what is expressed?” he asked. Experts have told The Epoch Times this censorship by Big Tech could cause countries …

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