New “Twitter Files” have revealed even more about how government agents collect, analyze, flag and censor your social media posts. On December 16, Substack writer Matt Taibbi published more than 150 internal e-mails from Twitter, provided by owner and CEO Elon Musk. The e-mails were between Yoel Roth, the former head of Twitter’s Trust and Safety department, and agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation. These e-mails were sent between January 2020 and November 2022, and, according to Taibbi, “a surprisingly high number are requests by the FBI for Twitter to take action on election misinformation, even involving joke tweets from low-follower accounts.”

“Twitter’s contact with the FBI was constant and pervasive, as if it were a subsidiary,” Taibbi wrote.

Read more at “Big Tech Is a Subsidiary of the FBI”

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