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Banning Trump from Twitter sets a 'dangerous' precedent, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, left, and President Donald Trump, right.
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On Friday, January 8, Twitter moved to indefinitely suspend Trump from the platform - a move that Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said, "sets a precedent I feel is dangerous," in a series of tweets .
The ban came after a mob of pro-Trump rioters stormed the US Capitol building and broke in.
During the attack, President Trump tweeted a video of support to those involved. "We love you; you're very special," he said.
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Jack Dorsey plugged bitcoin during his tweetstorm about Trump. It's not as surprising as it seems: His other company, Square, owns $186 million worth of the cryptocurrency

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Twitter and Square CEO Jack Dorsey.
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Jack Dorsey has spoken out for the first time since last week's riots at the Capitol, and he used the opportunity to make a plug for bitcoin.
Dorsey tweeted that he's passionate about bitcoin because it's not controlled by a single entity, which is also one of his goals for social media moderation.
Dorsey's payments firm, Square, purchased $50 million worth of bitcoin in October of last year.
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