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This doesn't even represent the worst abuse that Leslie received. Without a doubt, there are many accounts that crossed the line in attacking Leslie.
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Milo (@Nero) had responded to Leslie saying that she was "playing the victim" because of bad reviews for the 'Ghostbusters' movie. His criticism continued from there. Leslie blocked him.
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After talk about leaving the platform forever, Twitter took action and permanently banned Milo. He's definitely a lighting rod for controversy. But many say his specific tweets, while part of a larger onslaught of hate, weren't themselves worthy of banning.
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Twitter's statement to Recode on removing @Nero: "People should be able to express diverse opinions and beliefs on Twitter. But no one deserves to be subjected to targeted abuse online, and our rules prohibit inciting or engaging in the targeted abuse or harassment of others. Over the past 48 hours in particular, we’ve seen an uptick in the number of accounts violating these policies and have taken enforcement actions against these accounts, ranging from warnings that also require the deletion of Tweets violating our policies to permanent suspension. We know many people believe we have not done enough to curb this type of behavior on Twitter. We agree. We are continuing to invest heavily in improving our tools and enforcement systems to better allow us to identify and take faster action on abuse as it's happening and prevent repeat offenders. We have been in the process of reviewing our hateful conduct policy to prohibit additional types of abusive behavior and allow more types of reporting, with the goal of reducing the burden on the person being targeted. We’ll provide more details on those changes in the coming weeks."
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But some of Milo's supporters feel Twitter has its own agenda against the controversial figure.
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April Reign: But free speech can (and should) lead to consequences. Indeed, this isn't a first amendment issue, since Twitter is a private company.
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