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Twitter says it's changing its policy on the distribution of hacked material after it was criticized for blocking a report critical of Joe Biden.
Republicans say they want to cross examine Twitter's founder Jack Dorsey over the issue.
The BBC's James Clayton reports.
The U.S. conservatives' claim that social media is biased is not unusual.
But this time, they felt like they were onto something.
On Wednesday, Twitter deliberately stopped a negative story about Joe Biden from being circulated.
We only found out later that it was because Twitter believed it had potentially flouted its hacking materials policy.
Twitter has now announced an update to that policy.
It will no longer remove hacked content unless it is directly shared by hackers or those acting with them.
It will now label tweets to provide context instead of blocking links from being shared on Twitter.
The action will be seen as a win for conservatives who believe they've been unfairly targeted by liberals in Silicon Valley.
Twitter has always argued that it does not target or suppress Republican voices on its platform.
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