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Sometimes Reason defends Twitter reflexively. Twitter suspended J.D. Vance's campaign account for "impersonation," for reasons we're never told. The article says it looked illegitimate "at a quick glance," which seems to be Twitter's standard decision-making mechanism.

Twitter has a right to act like a bunch of capricious jerks. That doesn't mean it shouldn't be called out as a bunch of capricious jerks.

@gmcgath Unfortunately, twitter really doesn't have a choice there. The sheer amount of data they must wade through makes anything but superficial decision-making impossible. My complaint is that, if twitter has a sloppy suspension process, it must be backed up by a speedy and accurate appeal process. And they don't have that. (The first step toward proper appeals would be that an appeal automatically reinstates an account while the decision is reconsidered.)

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