New ‘Trust and Safety Council’ Is Twitter Version of 1984’s Ministry of Truth

February 9, 2016

By Robby Soave at Reason.com

In order for users to feel confident expressing themselves “freely and safely,” Twitter is debuting a new advisory group dubbed the “Trust & Safety Council.” But a quick glance at its membership roster suggests the council is almost as Orwellian as it sounds—and overwhelmingly biased in favor of speech suppression...