(Liberty Daily) – “Sorry to be a free speech absolutist.”

Billionaire Elon Musk has been seen as very helpful to Ukrainians when he quickly launched Starlink internet services after the country lost access to the web. The orbital internet technology is far more challenging for Russia to cut off than localized ISPs.

But it wasn’t just Russia wanting to deny Ukrainians an uncensored internet. World leaders called on Starlink to block Russia news broadcasts from reaching Ukrainians as well.

The calls by world leaders and citizens for Musk to block Russian news broadcasts were generally based on the notion that during the conflict, Russian news sources should be considered propaganda. Musk responded to these claims as well:

According to Fox Business, he also said that he would be changing focus regarding Starlink going forward:

As billionaires go, few have injected themselves more directly into the public discourse than Elon Musk. But he goes beyond discourse. He acts.