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Shakeup: Twitter Fires Head of Security

Twitter has restructured its internal security team this week, terminating its head of security. The social media platform’s chief information security officer is also exiting the company in the coming weeks. New CEO Parag Agrawal continues to make his mark on the Silicon Valley company.

Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal

Kevin McCarthy Slams Twitter’s ‘Continued and Dangerous Efforts to Silence Americans’ Following MTG Ban

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) slammed Twitter’s “continued and dangerous efforts to silence Americans” on its platform following the permanent suspension of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green (R-GA) — vowing to “take action that protects Americans when they express their constitutionally safeguarded views” when the GOP retakes the majority. 

WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 05: U.S. House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks during his weekly news conference December 5, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. McCarthy discussed the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.

Iranian American Group Urges Social Media Ban on All Iranian Officials

Iranian advocacy group Iranian Americans for Liberty (IAL) called for unity against Iran after releasing a statement blasting the Islamic regime’s presence on U.S.-based social media platforms while banning its citizens from that same access, and calling for legislation to ban all Iranian regime officials from the platforms.

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks on television on Friday, in a handout picture provided by his office

Twitter Crackdown: American Principles Project Executive Censored for Criticizing the Mutilation of Kids

Earlier this week, Twitter censored Jon Schweppe, policy director for the pro-family American Principles Project, who criticized the “evil gender ideology” pushing the “chemical castration and surgical mutilation of minors suffering from gender dysphoria.” The Masters of the Universe locked Scheppe’s account on the grounds that his post is “hate speech.”

In this Wednesday, July 12, 2017 photo, Sam, 9, reads a book in the library at Bay Area Rainbow Day Camp in El Cerrito, Calif. The camp caters to transgender and "gender fluid" children, aged 4-12, making it one of the only camps of its kind in the world open …

Bokhari: Twitter’s Ban on ‘Private’ Pictures Empowers Corporate Media at the Expense of Citizen Journalists

On the first day of Parag Agrawal’s tenure as Twitter CEO, the company banned the sharing of private photos or videos without consent. Sounds like a good policy, doesn’t it? Except the details are so vague, the ultimate outcome will be the banning of anyone who exposes individuals the establishment likes, while corporate media will be free to dox at will.

Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal

Twitter Bans Sharing Photos, Videos ‘Without Consent’ on CEO Parag Agrawal’s First Day

Just one day after Jack Dorsey was replaced as the CEO of Twitter by the company’s former CTO, Parag Agrawal, the platform has banned the sharing of any images or videos of people without their explicit consent. The far-left company stated:  “The misuse of private media can affect everyone, but can have a disproportionate effect on women, activists, dissidents, and members of minority communities.”

Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal

Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal: ‘Our Role Is Not to Be Bound by the First Amendment’

In an interview last year, the incoming CEO of Twitter, Parag Agrawal, made it clear that free speech is not a priority for the company, and that his platform would not be “bound” by the First Amendment. Agrawal said: “The kinds of things that we do about this is, focus less on thinking about free speech, but thinking about how the times have changed.”

Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal