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Adam Baldwin quits Twitter over censorship claim

Actor Adam Baldwin has quit Twitter.com and called for its founder Jack Dorsey to be fired in a row over censorship.
The Independence Day star accuses bosses of the social network of punishing those who post controversial or right-wing views on the site.
“I’ve had enough. Twitter is dead to me,” he tells the Independent Journal Review. “I’m going to find greener pastures elsewhere and I’m not coming back.
“It’s really a shame that so-called ‘liberal thinkers’ and the so called ‘tolerant crowd’ is intolerant of varying viewpoints. They’re so afraid to hear people disagree with them. Instead of ignoring it or providing their own arguments in return, they say ‘shut up!’
“That’s what made Twitter fun. You could run across all sorts of differing viewpoints. That is what free speech is all about. As long as you’re not threatening people with violence, have at it.”
Baldwin’s decision to leave was in part because of the feminist campaigner Anita Sarkeesian’s place on a regulatory body charged with rooting out offensive comments on the site.
He left his Twitter.com account open but deleted all but one post, which called for Dorsey to be fired and posted a link to an article critical of Skein.
“Hi @Twitter: Fire @jack (Dorsey) and disband the ‘Trust and Safety’ Council,” he wrote.

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