Journalists that have been covering what’s going on with Twitter and Elon Musk are seeing their accounts suspended.
According to the Associated Press, some of these reporters worked for The New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, and Voice of America.
Why this has happened has not been explained to the journalists and reporters. On Thursday evening, Musk accused journalists of sharing private information like his whereabouts but did not prove his claim.
He recently banned an account that shared the tracking information of his private jet that used public information. Now Twitter has rules in place that make it so you cannot share other people’s information about where they are without their consent.
Another account for a company called Mastodon was banned as well, which offers an alternative to Twitter.
In another Tweet, Musk explained that doxxing rules are the same for journalists as they are for everyone else. While he said criticizing him is fine, putting his location out and his family in danger were not.
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