Exit to Democratic Ownership; here is a preview of my presentation to the annual meeting of Twitter shareholders, to be held on May 22, 2017, at 1355 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94103. The meeting starts at 10 AM. Bring photo ID.
I am James McRitchie, speaking in favor of proposal #4, Exit to Democratic Ownership, co-filed with Steffen Sauerteig of Germany on behalf of thousands of users around the world as a part of BuyTwitter.org and #WeAreTwitter. Shareholders or members of the press interested in contacting me after this meeting, can email [email protected]
We are part of a world-wide movement to save Twitter from losing sight of its mission and being turned into another democratic-free zone.
Twitter’s stated mission is
To give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without barriers.
That mission is very connected to democracy. Twitter is spreading First Amendment rights around the world. Access to information and the exercise of free speech are key to government and an Internet “by and for the people.” Continue Reading →