“Shopify CEO: Free speech ‘unworkable,’ purges gun sellers”

“The CEO of major online retailing platform Shopify deleted a post detailing the company’s commitment to free speech this week as the company began purging gun-related retailers.

Tobias Lutke explained his company’s previous position allowing any retailer that did not violate the law was “too idealistic and functionally unworkable on the fast moving internet.”…

Last week, Shopify deleted the long-standing account of 3D-printed gun pioneer Cody Wilson without advanced warning or explanation, the Free Beacon reported…

Among the banned gun retailers is Florida-based Spike’s Tactical, which built its website on Shopify’s platform.”


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