A popular “free speech” social network has faced repeated censorship allegations, with many users expressing concerns about its links with Chinese billionaires
Gettr, a conservative free speech alternative to Twitter led by former advisers to former U.S. President Donald Trump, has been accused of censoring and criticizing users of the platform and one of its supporters.
The site-with its free speech claims successfully attracting users as large as podcast host Joe Rogan-has been banned from including the controversial right-wing political commentator Nick Fuentes. After several users inside, it triggered accusations of hypocrisy.
Fuentes was initially banned in December and several other accounts were permanently suspended on the platform this week because he reportedly called for the Chinese exiled billionaire Guo Wengui (reported that his foundation invested in Gettr ) Deported from the United States.
White nationalist Nick Fuentes was banned by Gettr four times tonight. Followers of Fuentes are now sending spam to the platform, calling for Gettr’s fugitive Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui to be “deported”[ed].”
— Zachary Petrizo (@ZTPetrizzo) January 5, 2022
Other social media users also complained about being banned Forbidden keywords He also criticized Wengui, a well-known financial donor in the American anti-communist circle, also known as Guo Wengui.
“I was cancelled on Gettr because I hinted that one of their founders, Guo Wengui, may be related to the CCP. That’s all there is freedom of speech,” protest One is on Twitter, and the other claim Has been banned from posting, “Gettr is owned by Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui.”
The Blaze reporter Elijah Schaffer, claim This week already “Shadow prohibition” On Gettr-accuse Gettr be rejected – And reporter Jordan Schachtel claim The review on the platform is “It’s getting worse.”
“If you don’t speak well to Miles Guo (a majority shareholder of Gettr) or talk about his scam encryption project, it will result in an insta ban,” Shakhter AllegedlyAnd added that if the social network confirms that he can join Gettr, he will be happy to join “Objective Reporting” In Guo.
J. Michael Waller, a senior analyst at the Security Policy Center, also Express Wednesday on the suspected “The suspicious Chinese origin of #GETTR.”
Since its launch in July 2021, Gettr has attracted many American conservatives who are dissatisfied with the level of censorship on more mainstream platforms (such as Twitter, which banned former President Donald Trump last year). Gettr’s team includes high-profile American conservatives, including former Trump adviser and spokesperson Jason Miller, who serves as CEO.
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