How pro-terrorism accounts are circumventing moderation on social media
Last March, Elon Musk proclaimed himself a "free speech absolutist". On Twitter, he put a poll out to his followers to determine whether they believed that Twitter "rigorously adheres" to the principle of free speech. More than 70% of respondents said "No".
But the billionaire's takeover of the social network on October 27 has rekindled fears that false information and hate speech – previously moderated to a certain extent – would come back in full force.
These fears are backed …