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Right now, social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, can delete anything that they don't like, whether justified or not, without consequences.
With this in place, those same social media platforms, will have to actually justify the reason for their deletion, or they have to restore the content. Let me simply quote the whole from Twitter....
Even IF that is the agenda, which I don't think it is, why shouldn't he get to speak? And I don't even like Bolsonaro. Isn't that what freedom of speech is all about...? Not being able to censor the ones that you don't like...?
It's not as if this change is exclusively for the government. This will apply to every Brazilian citizen. They cannot be censored without support of the Brazilian law through a judge.
I can understand the concern, that this might be something that is being framed in a good way, but that it can be used to legalize censorship of certain things through a judge. Although this is a possibility, censorship with lawful justification is better than free censorship without any justification. And make no mistake, what is happening now, on a global scale through social media, is the latter.
The platforms are private companies. They are not governmental institutions.
There for, the are not required to be politically agnostic. Private individuals and companies are allowed to have their political views.
This is the reason why CNN can choose to have a left wing bias, and FOX to have a right wing bias. The same for journals, TVs, etc.
If I make a site I can choose what I publish, because I'm in a free country.
If I make a social platform, I can choose my rules, because I'm in a free country.
And so can you, or anyone else.
No one is censoring Bolsonaro, no one is forbidding him to speak his mind.
But these platforms choose not to publish his propaganda. That is all.
No government in a free country, can mandate what a publication can or cannot, should or should not publish.
What Bolsonaro is trying to do is to coarse free, private platforms to publish his ideas and propaganda. Just like a dictator.