Elon Musk has suspended an account that annoyed him, then suspended journalists who reported on it. Tech platforms have historically leaned Delphic in their policy enforcement decisions. Whether this is better on net will be left as an exercise for the reader. But it shows why Big Tech struggles with user demands for fairness and transparency. Elon Musk: Platforms fear too-explicit explanations will help malefactors find loopholes in their policies.
He says that’s why they’re obsessed with transparency in social media moderation. “I don’t care whether you’re touching her, CUT IT OUT!” he says.