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originally posted by: Mach2
I'm a Trump supporter, but I'm a bigger supporter of freedom of speech/expression.
If the administration did anything to interfere with the use if a preexisting account, they are wrong, and need to be held accountable.
If it was Trump who made the call, he needs to make a public apology.
That being said, I'm not sure how they could have locked him out, as I doubt the twitter powers that be would be accomplices in such an endeavor, which would seem to be necessary.
originally posted by: DanDanDat
I don't understand; doesn't Twitter have admin access to twitter accounts, they do own and run the service ?
How does the White House even have the ability to "block" anyone's Twitter account?
Even if the white house played the dirty trick of changing his password on him after he left; couldn't he get Twitter to reset his password?
I still have issue with that...look when I was the formulator of a company, anything I wrote, created, or worked on...from my mind, or not...was/is owned by the company paying me at the time.
originally posted by: Byrd
originally posted by: BlueJacket
a reply to: Byrd
Look, whenever I have left a job, all of my pws are disabled immediately...I dont see an issue personally.
It was his personal account. Not an account set up for his job.
originally posted by: ByrdSo when he left office, the standard procedure for the IT professionals is to lock down accounts (repassword computers and archive them (at least I hope they archive them), etc, etc. That means locking Twitter accounts... and since his had his name plus job title, then I'm sure the IT guys contacted Twitter and said "lock it."