The Minister for digital technologies to France’s Cedric in an interview with radio station Radio J on may 31 said that Twitter would move its headquarters to France. The transcript of the interview did the Agency Bloomberg.
According to the Minister, if Twitter at some point decide that conditions in the United States no longer allow the company to develop “in accordance with its values” and to continue to expand in Europe, and especially France, will welcome the company.
The French official said that has not contacted the management of the company on this issue.
He added that France will wait for all entrepreneurs, and researchers from the United States, and that the country is open “for a more humane and fair regulation of the Internet.”
May 28, trump signed a decree “against censorship in social networks”. The decree was signed after may 26, Twitter has flagged two messages of the President of the US as misleading. In these tweets trump has spoken out against vote by mail during a pandemic coronavirus. In his opinion, the results of such a vote might be distorted documents can steal from a mailbox, forge or sign for others.
Twitter called the decree reactionary and politicized. The company believes that the document restricts freedom of speech on the Internet.
May 29 Twitter post tagged trump about the protests in Minneapolisrelated to the murder of an African American, George Floyd, as glorify violence.