Polish leaders prepare law to stop Big Tech ‘censorship’ of free speech

Polish lawmakers are moving to draft a law that would combat online “censorship” in the aftermath of Facebook and Twitter banning President Trump from their platforms.

“The censorship of freedom of speech, the domain of totalitarian and authoritarian regimes, is returning today in the form of a new, commercial mechanism fighting against those who think differently,” Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said in a Facebook post Tuesday.

Sebastian Kaleta, a secretary of state at Poland’s Ministry of Justice, echoed Morawieki’s thoughts, saying that the blocking of Trump’s social media accounts had “an effect which could even be called censorship.”

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