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Posted on 05/27/2019 11:40:25 AM PDT by Kaslin
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None of the feds freaking business.
GET GOVERNMENT OUT OF OUR LIVES!!!!
Mixed feelings here. Conservatives can just as easily own and operate social media entities and censor at will, no?
The bottom line is we cannot let social media take over the internet. However, it requires a major tech breakthrough, because the feminine does not like to do the work of researching on the internet. Like with the iphone which is a supercomputer which back then was only accessible to a male geeky audience, women and millennial emasculated men want this one button and my apps do it all for you.
This is a reincarnation of America Online bull sht.
I am against breakup, but a rico suit of conspiracy of racketeering and pimping a feminine audience by socials is real.
Pimping can be done with bits just as in the real.
Not to mention the harm done by sexual predators, industrial spying, billions of hours of productivity wasted, recruiting by militant Islam, international crime scams, addictive pornography....truly a tool of Satan.
The thing is they are pushing legislation to force , say, christians to post “gay wedding” message cakes for them but they get away with murder here.
Social media is different because it offers the free access through an access to do business with advertisers. What they are doing is the equivalent of telling black people in the 50s that they cannot be clients.
I know that newspapers should be broken-up.
In Michigan one company bought all the newspapers in the state, took them digital, and then banned all the conservatives.
MI media is nothing but a liberal puke echo chamber.
I hate social media. But this is speech and protected
LET LOOSE THE DOGS OF ANTITRUST LAW ON THE ‘SOCIAL MEDIA’ COMPANIES ....
...make them provide a public forum for FREE SPEECH w/o ANY censorship based on political points of view ... let the markeplace of ideas decide who wins ...
The people in charge of those companies appreciate your ignorance.
Yup, and the Leftist tyrants who hate the Constitution will dearly appreciate your ignorance as “a useful idiot” of the Left.
Josh Hawley, (R-MO)—NOT AR!!!!
How is social media defined? Is FR social media?
What you spouted was leftist nonsense. These companies use their platforms as a means to destroy everything you claim to stand for. Masquerading as neutral platforms, they take down all things conservative in hopes that people like you will allow them to do so.
NO. Unless you have a couple of billion you want to risk to see if a no censor or a conservative censor social website can make money or not?
Appeals to the "common good" are the language of collectivism. They have no place in any genuine conservative's rhetoric.
That’s not the solution either. The problem is the people are too passive and allow the social media companies to control what they see and hear.
I think Fester deserves a serious answer to a serious question.
The answer is No, but there’s a bit more to it than that, IP (Intellectual Property) law grants a temporary protection for commercial ideas that are patented.
To the degree that social media platforms use patented algorithms and/or copyrighted software they can not be duplicated.
A sufficiently motivated and clever enough person or group can often figure out a way to achieve much the same, or better results.
This is not a trivial exercise when a multibillion dollar company is trying to beat you to every improvement and alternate methods, and to patent or copyright them first.
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