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Vestager: Social media companies were right to ban Trump

Europe’s digital czar said the bloc’s new content rules would have prevented the stand-off between Big Tech and the former US president.

The likes of Facebook and Twitter were right to block former U.S. President Donald Trump from their global platforms following the Capitol Hill riots, Margrethe Vestager, Europe’s…

  • Mark Scott
  • Politico

The Danish politician added that the European Commission’s new online content proposal, known as the Digital Services Act, would have intervened before these private companies…

Her words run counter to those of leading politicians, including Germany’s Angela Merkel, who…

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