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Twitter stops censoring Covid misinformation. Instead of announcing this change outright, the platform simply added a note to the pages detailing its moderation policies: “As of November 23, 2022, Twitter will no longer enforce the Covid-19 policy on misleading information,” reports the technology news site The edge. Like most other social networks, Twitter had rules in place to combat false health information during the pandemic, flagging and removing posts with misinformation about Covid vaccines and suspending affected accounts afterward. Five calls to order. According to data published by the blue bird company, 11,230 accounts have been suspended since January 2020 and almost 100,000 tweets deleted.

Alibaba founder Jack Ma fled to Tokyo. The billionaire, once China’s richest man, lives in the Japanese capital “for almost six months”, while Beijing’s repression “against the technology sector and its most powerful businessmen” not weaken, reveal Financial Times. Ma has disappeared from public life since he criticized Chinese regulators two years ago and accused state banks of having a “pawnbroker mentality”. Since then, the two companies he founded, Ant and e-commerce group Alibaba, have faced a series of regulatory hurdles. The entrepreneur would have stayed in Tokyo one “enthusiastic collector”, according to local personalities from the art world interviewed by the financial newspaper. Some of his friends also said he had “turned to watercolor painting to pass the time”. He would do anything “low profile”.

Same-sex marriage bill passed by US Senate. In a “remarkable moment of bipartisanship”, Note New York Times, 61 senators voted in favor of this landmark bill that mandates federal recognition of same-sex marriage. The opponents, 36 in number, are all Republicans. The text should now be passed without difficulty by the House of Representatives, still under a Democratic majority before the inauguration of the new Congress in January. It will then be signed by Joe Biden to officially become law, “from next week” said the House Democratic Majority Leader. The push to pass the legislation began this summer after Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas suggested the court “should also reconsider” precedent establishing marriage equality and access to contraception.

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