Mexican tycoon Salinas denounces 'censorship' for suspension of Twitter account

Mexican tycoon Salinas denounces 'censorship' for suspension of Twitter account

20/1/2022 10:04:00 PM

Mexican tycoon Salinas denounces 'censorship' for suspension of Twitter account

MEXICO CITY : Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas, whose businesses span retail, banking and the media, has denounced 'censorship' by Twitter Inc, after it suspended his account for violating the platform's abusive behavior policy.'Freedom of expression should have no limits,' Salinas said in a video mess

MEXICO CITY : Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas, whose businesses span retail, banking and the media, has denounced"censorship" by Twitter Inc, after it suspended his account for violating the platform's abusive behavior policy."Freedom of expression should have no limits," Salinas said in a video message posted on Wednesday night to the Twitter account of ADN 40 television channel, which is part of his business empire.

In the video, he called Twitter's move"unfortunate censorship" and vowed to use other platforms to broadcast his messages.Last week, Salinas, the owner of Grupo Elektra SAB which includes Banco Azteca SA, engaged in a dispute with Mexican journalist Denise Dresser, making comments on Twitter about her appearance that the company said had violated its rules.

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Ha ... how naive. If they can do it to a sitting US president, they can do it to anyone. The punk sitting in his parent's basement has nothing else going on in his life. This is his thrill.

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LinkedIn MEXICO CITY : Mexican billionaire Ricardo Salinas, whose businesses span retail, banking and the media, has denounced"censorship" by Twitter Inc, after it suspended his account for violating the platform's abusive behavior policy. "Freedom of expression should have no limits," Salinas said in a video message posted on Wednesday night to the Twitter account of ADN 40 television channel, which is part of his business empire. In the video, he called Twitter's move"unfortunate censorship" and vowed to use other platforms to broadcast his messages. Last week, Salinas, the owner of Grupo Elektra SAB which includes Banco Azteca SA, engaged in a dispute with Mexican journalist Denise Dresser, making comments on Twitter about her appearance that the company said had violated its rules. (Reporting by Raul Cortes in Mexico City; Writing by Laura Gottesdiener; Editing by Matthew Lewis) Source: Reuters