Speaking at an event hosted by the Knight Foundation, Roth, the former head of Trust and Saftey at Twitter, says the social networking site had started to stray from adhering to publicly available policies towards decisions made by Musk alone.
One of my limits was if Twitter starts being ruled by dictatorial edict rather than by policy… there’s no longer a need for me in my role, doing what I do.
Roth also defended Twitter’s decision to suspend Donald Trump from the site after the US Capitol riots, citing the risk of further incitement of violence.
We saw the clearest possible example of what it looked like for things to move from online to off. We saw people dead in the Capitol.
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