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By Ben Sales 

Two weeks after Twitter bans Holocaust denial, CEO Jack Dorsey says it's still allowed


November 6, 2020

(JTA) — Two weeks ago, Twitter banned Holocaust denial.

Or did it?

The company announced earlier this month that it would ban posts that “deny or diminish” violent events, including the Holocaust. But in a Senate hearing Wednesday, CEO Jack Dorsey appeared to say that Twitter did not have a policy of removing content denying the Holocaust.

Responding to a question from Republican Sen. Cory Gardner, Dorsey said Holocaust denial is not included among the types of misinformation Twitter bans.

“We have a policy against misinformation in three categories, which are manipulated media, pub...

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