e-commerce sites leave Shopify after they closed online stores cutting tied to President Trump

Shopify, the company that powers e-commerce sites for more than one million merchants, said on Thursday that it closed two online stores tied to Mr. Trump, including those run by the Trump Organization and the Trump campaign.

The rat-tat-tat of takedowns was a striking display of the tech industry’s power to shape the fate of even the president of the United States. And it comes after years of efforts by both Democrats and Republicans in Washington to cut Silicon Valley down to size.

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“It should concern everyone when companies like Facebook, Twitter, Shopify, Google and Apple wield the unchecked power to remove people from platforms that have become indispensable for the speech of billions — especially when political realities make those decisions easier,” American Civil Liberties Union senior legislative counsel Kate Ruane said in a statement.

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