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Elon Musk's X to pay legal fees of people fired for activity on Twitter, hints at potential cancel culture cases: 'It will be extremely loud'

 Elon Musk   said that   Twitter   will pay the legal fees of people who were mistreated by their employers for liking or posting content on...

 Elon Musk said that Twitter will pay the legal fees of people who were mistreated by their employers for liking or posting content on the social media platform now known as "X."

Musk wrote on Saturday night, "If you were unfairly treated by your employer due to posting or liking something on this platform, we will fund your legal bill. No limit. Please let us know."

Musk added, "And we won’t just sue, it will be extremely loud and we will go after the boards of directors of the companies too."

The announcement was made just hours after 25-year-old NASCAR driver Noah Gragson was indefinitely suspended for liking a meme about George Floyd on social media.

After making the announcement about paying the legal fees of people who were canceled for their activity on social media, Musk was flooded with potential beneficiaries of the new policy.

One potential case of cancelation is writer David Volodzko – who was fired from the Seattle Times last month. In his first column for the newspaper, Volodzko presented a case that the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle should reconsider having a statue honoring Russian Communist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin. 

Volodzko said of getting inspiration for writing the column, "I simply had to talk about my refugee grandparents, making pelmeni with my babushka, and my grandfather Josef, the Nazi killer after whom I am named. I noted Lenin’s secret police raids, mass torture, forced resettlements, and genocidal killings." 

Volodzko admitted that he made a mistake when posting the article to Twitter.

"But I made a mistake when I posted the column on Twitter and compared Lenin and Hitler," he said. "Here’s what I wrote: 'In fact, while Hitler has become the great symbol of evil in history books, he too was less evil than Lenin because Hitler only targeted people he personally believed were harmful to society whereas Lenin targeted even those he himself didn’t believe were harmful in any way.'"

Volodzko said he was trying to make the point that "communist leaders—Mao, Stalin, Pol Pot—have a far higher body count than fascists."

The outrage mob accused Volodzko of defending Adolf Hitler.

The Seattle Times fired Volodzko six days after publishing his article.

Musk said of the fired journalist's plight, "This does sound like a good case."

Musk also took interest in Kara Lynne's termination by the Limited Run Games that happened in January.

As TheBlaze previously reported: "A woman was fired from a gaming company earlier this month after a 'trans' Twitter user called her a 'transphobe' who follows 'right-wing transphobic creeps' on the social media platform."

Others presented their case after being fired for personal activity on Twitter – including actress Gina Caranopodcast host Anthony Cumia, former brand president for Levi Strauss & Company Jennifer Sey, and comedian Josh Denny.

Free speech advocates applauded Musk's pledge to fight cancel culture.

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