LAWSUIT/SOCIAL MEDIA/TWITTER: “In a filing late Friday [October 1, 2021], Trump asked a federal district judge for a preliminary injunction enabling his return to Twitter while his lawsuit against the social media giant continues…

It argued that Twitter was ‘censoring’ Trump by indefinitely banning him from the platform, adding that the company ‘exercises a degree of power and control over political discourse in this country that is immeasurable, historically unprecedented, and profoundly dangerous to open democratic debate.’ […]

Twitter banned Trump from its platforma on Jan. 8, stating that two of his tweets had violated the company’s policies and citing ‘the risk of further incitement of violence.'”

-Adela Suliman, “Trump asks court to force Twitter to reinstate his account,” washingtonpost.com, October 2, 2021