Merkel Slams Big Tech: ‘Censoring Free Speech Is Problematic’

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Angela Merkel criticizes Big Tech for censoring President Trump

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has slammed Big Tech companies for banning President Trump, saying that social media giants should not have the power to decide who is allowed to exercise free speech.

Twitter and Facebook banned Trump over the weekend after falsely blaming him for orchestrating the storming of Capitol Hill on Wednesday, despite Trump himself urging protestors to “go home.”

The actions received widespread praise from Decmorats and liberals, although Angela Merkel is now sounding the alarm.

The German leader said the rampant censorship of Trump and his supporters was “problematic” because freedom of opinion is a fundamental right of “elementary significance.”

“This fundamental right can be intervened in, but according to the law and within the framework defined by legislators — not according to a decision by the management of social media platforms,” said a spokesman on behalf of Merkel.

“Seen from this angle, the chancellor considers it problematic that the accounts of the U.S. president have now been permanently blocked,” the statement added. reports: Following speculation that Trump would move to competing social media network Parler, Apple and Google banned it from their app stores and Amazon pulled server hosting, meaning the website is now offline.


  1. Faux outrage from the facilitator. Her government all allowed Amazon to take over their internet too She knew Such hypocrisy from then So typical And the sheep still haven’t even a real clue Still buying into all their bull. Dumd as .

    • ” the sheep still haven’t even a real clue Still buying into all their bull” – not true. The majority knows the government is lying. But what can you do, when the media and the judges are in it. As soon as you criticize, you lose your job and you’re attacked by the media and antifa. It is now full blown dictatorship in Germany, no free press, demonstrations and meeting are not allowed. It won’t be long before the first people disappear.

  2. What FN free anything? big biz is money and money makes the world go round and round so just track the money and you will be a good GOPpyòn

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