Twitter Screws the Pooch, QAnon Bans, and FCC Takes the Bait

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It’s hard to believe that the 2020 election is just 18 days away, which may count for the inexorable sense of doom hanging over everything, or the sensation of that time is warping like the event horizon of a black hole. Before we’re smashed into an accretion disk, you might as well catch up on the present:

Twitter fucked up big time

This week, the New York Post published a factually inaccurate, hole-riddled article—cited to a stolen hard drive obtained by ambulatory wineskin Rudy Giuliani—supposedly offering evidence that Joe Biden colluded with his son, Hunter Biden, on corrupt deals in the Ukraine. Facebook, where the story was going viral, announced it would take steps to limit its further spread. Twitter went one

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