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Should Elon Musk Buy Twitter? 🪺

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Should Elon Musk Buy Twitter? 🪺
By Ernie Smith • Issue #190 • View online
Taking on the question that’s been on every Twitter user’s mind this morning.
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(NASA HQ/Twitter)
(NASA HQ/Twitter)
No. God no. Anything but that.
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
He’s a dangerous dude and would not operate it with the balanced perspective it needs to thrive. He would not look out for users. He’s too self-interested in the platform to respect what it represents.
That we’re even having this conversation is scary. I feel bad for the employees—and the users. They don’t deserve this drama.
Related Reads:
FAQ: The Difference Between Centralized and Decentralized
Behind the Wires: Tales of internet history
Free-Net History: The Rise and Fall of Community Dial-Up
The Challenges of Making the Internet Go Global
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