22 Mar 2020

Steemit Is No Longer a Platform for Free Speech

Since Justin Sun and the Tron Foundation had acquired Steemit, it’s been a tug of war between the community and Tron at who gets to control the flow of information.

Since Justin Sun and the Tron Foundation had acquired Steemit, it’s been a tug of war between the community and Tron at who gets to control the flow of information.

With some of the most influential users supporting Hive, a hard-fork mutiny of the blockchain, the new Steemit.com owner is pro-actively censoring those promoting other platforms. The censorship is even apparent in source code commits:

The reactions by popular Steemit influencers are priceless: