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Trump at war with the Internet

After a few hesitations, Twitter this week started putting fact-checking statements in Donald Trump’s posts that were misled in the information provided.

At stake are tweets about the postal votes for 2020 presidential candidates in the U.S., which Trump says will be the target of fraud. In response to Twitter, the current US president launched a series of threats to the social network that has served for several years as his main stage of communication with the general public and the media itself.

This Thursday the president promised to sign a decree-law that aims at what Trump says is “interference” from the social network. However, Mark Zuckerberg came out in defense of Trump criticizing Twitter’s stance precisely because the social network tried to indicate what was or was not true in a post.

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