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twitter is latest target of right-wing project veritas

start your day with the news you need from the bay area and beyond. sign up for our new morning report weekday newsletter.for twitter, this week has brought the attack of the right wing.first, it was sued by a banned far-right news blogger who claims the company violated his free-speech rights. now project veritas has released a couple of videos clearly meant to portray twitter as extremely liberal and biased — the latest in the barrage of conservatives’ criticism of tech companies’ purported bias against them.the first video, released wednesday by the right-wing james o’keefe outfit known for controversial (and sometimes doctored) videos, shows a twitter network security engineer saying the company would be willing to help the department of justice’s investigation by turning over president trump’s direct messages and deleted tweets.get tech news in your inbox weekday mornings. sign up for the free good morning silicon valley newsletter.in the eight-minute video, clay haynes tells a project veritas “undercover journalist” who asks him what the company is doing to rein in trump because she says “he’s going to get us into so much trouble” that unfortunately, what the president tweets is newsworthy. that is in line with twitter’s official line on the issue of banning the president. last week, twitter basically said it’s not going to happen because he’s a world leader and people need to be able to see and discuss the “important information” he conv...