New Twitter owner Elon Musk has said that he is granting “amnesty” for suspended accounts.

Online safety experts, however, predict that it will spur a rise in harassment, hate speech and misinformation.

Musk made the announcement after conduct a poll and asking people to vote for such accounts.

He had asked about the reinstatement for the accounts that have not broken the law or engaged in spaming.

Interestingly, a whopping 72% of participants gave their consent by clicking “yes”.

Such online polls can however be influenced by bots.

Last week, Musk had also reinstated the suspended Twitter handle of former US President Donald Trump.

Trump’s account was banned for encouraging the on January 6, 2021 Capitol insurrection.

On October 28, Musk tweeted that no suspended accounts would be reinstated until Twitter formed.

Earlier, Musk had also taken many big decisions including laying off a mass number of employees.