Andrey (azangru) wrote,

Milo Yiannopoulos, on breaking up / nationalizing Twitter etc.: "When a company has a complete and total monopoly on a certain type of speech, without which people in particular professions, especially very successful popular people in those particular professions cannot function without those tools, it's a very powerful argument for regulation.


When you cannot be a working journalist without Twitter, we gotta do something about it. When you cannot be a functioning media figure or Internet personality without Facebook..."


This is obscene. What he is saying here, effectively, is: social media are a requirement for celebrities to maintain their celebrity status; and therefore they must not be controlled by so few corporations.

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