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Following the recent suspension of @thisquality on Twitter, thisquality has continued its success on alternative platforms which initially was not in the planned business guide book to initiate.
thisquality never wanted to open up new channels on alternative platforms because all rules were followed on popular platforms like Twitter; however, in recent time, state-made censorship played a huge role in ruining the business guide for the enterprise of thisquality in producing trustworthy independent news online.
Following the January 6 riots in Washington, D.C., a video was uploaded showing former President, Donald J. Trump, talk to protestors telling them to go home after violence was incited. The video was shared to Twitter in link publication format and uploaded to YouTube.
The video on YouTube was later removed for breaking Terms of Service and Policy without warning. It lead to thisquality employing a video database to ensure Current Affairs content is never censored because world news matters to New Zealanders who are typically interested.
The Chief of Censor has not deemed the content illegal in New Zealand, meaning thisquality should not have been censored, regardless of the private tech companies Policy.
CEO Sam Hudson of thisquality initiated a High Court legal case to fight the suspension as Twitter has not responded to any appeals within three weeks of submission — Government level lawyers are at the case to ensure Current Affairs integrity is available to independent owned news organisations.
Censorship Is Liability was launched by the CEO quoting a written notice to Big Tech warning them that censoring Current Affairs news is illegal under New Zealand laws unless it is deemed either objectionable or non-objectionable in-terms.
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