Skip to comments.FIREFOX browsers will soon block “fake news” flagged by George Soros-linked left-wing groups
Posted on 08/19/2018 8:20:00 AM PDT by Perseverando
Whats become abundantly clear over the past few months is that liberals are now jumping on the anti-fake news bandwagon and using it as an excuse to censor political speech that doesnt align with their radical agenda. This strategy is perhaps most prominent on social media and various websites across the Internet, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, and is implemented by teams of leftists and extremists like George Soros who show zero regards for the freedom of speech outlined in the First Amendment. Its as if the ability to control what information is spread across the Internet and what information gets suppressed is more important than the United States Constitution, which completely contradicts everything that our country was founded upon.
It appears that the most recent Internet-based assault on the First Amendment comes from the popular web browser Mozilla Firefox, which just days ago announced that it would be launching an effort to combat what it considers to be fake news and misinformation.
According to Business Insider, Mozilla said that it was launching a Mozilla Information Trust Initiative, or MITI. The web browser explained that it is going to be investing in people, programs and projects to disrupt misinformation online.
Mozilla went on to say that the internets ability to power democratic society suffers greatly as a result of fabricated stories like Pope endorsing Donald Trump for the U.S. presidency or Dead FBI agent killed in a mysterious fire with information on former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. While both of these articles turned out not to be true, it is still a wonder why Mozilla believes it has the authority to censor stories like these in the first place.
You only have to look at the number of initiatives that have risen up to address this challenge [of fake news], either by tech companies or other organizations to see how worrying this phenomenon is to so many, said Mozillas innovation director Katharina Borchert in a recent interview with AFP.
What many of these websites and Internet-based companies dont understand is that the United States Constitution is the law of the land, and no person or group of people is above it. The freedom of speech is an inalienable right, meaning that man didnt give it to us and man cant take it away either. Mozilla makes the argument that the spread of fake news on the Internet causes our democratic society to suffer, but in reality, its the suppression of these news articles that is the real threat. The truth is that each time an article or a website gets censored by companies like Mozilla, liberty erodes and America takes one step closer to an authoritarian state.
Not all web browsers and Internet-based companies are going in this direction, however. One of these companies is Brave, a relatively new Internet browser that was founded by former Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich. On their website, Brave states that its goal is to transform the online ad ecosystem with micropayments and a new revenue-sharing solution to give users and publishers a better deal, where fast, safe browsing is the path to a brighter future for the open web.
Incredibly, Brave was able to raise $35 million from its Initial Coin Offering, or ICO, in under 30 seconds back in June, according to a report put together by Tech Crunch. For more information about Brave web browser, visit Brave.com.
As the United States begins to look more and more like George Orwells famous book 1984, the American people are desperately trying to hold on to as much of their individual liberty as they possibly can. Censorship has become all too common, and if we dont put an end to it and stand up for the Constitution, its only going to get worse.
And for our FR purists, I didn't excerpt this article, but I always go to the source to ensure nothing was added or deleted from the article.
Here's the source of TheLibertyDaily.com headline that originally caught my attention: Mozilla / Firefox goes all in for EVIL
pushes corporate news collusion to silence independent media
Don’t forget to go to preferences and turn off the Firefox data collection and use in Privacy & Security ,although it probably makes no difference these days to turn things off
I use Palemoon, Brave and Vivaldi. Screw Firefox Internet Explorer and Google Chrome.
Almost. Anything sorozNazi funds turns out to be extremely evil - A must see series of articles begins at-http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/individualProfile.asp?indid=977
Asking Freeper IT professionals for an alternative to Firefox and how one copies their bookmark folders to the new browser.
I think it just time to turn off firefox........
Comodo has 2 browsers
Good to know.
Time to explore alternatives to Firefox.
If true then Firefox will get the boot from my machine. It will be Hasta La Vista baby time.
No Mozilla on here from the time they persecuted Brandon Eich over homosexual “marriage”.
Thanks for the info. -Checked it out and I had both of the below marked.
Allow Firefox to send technical and interaction data to Mozilla
Allow Firefox to install and run studies
I’m not an IT guy, but it’s not that hard. Download Brave at Brave.com, open it, click on “Bookmarks” header and select “Import Browser Data.”
Don’t forget to select your preferred search engine. Believe it or not, Google is the default for Brave?
Will simply stop using Firefox do the job, or is that something that should be uninstalled?
Thanks! DiscoverTheNetworks is a David Horowitz project. Horowitz is one of my heroes, a warrior for truth and conservativism.
I’ll try it out. They have versions for Windows, Mac, and Linux - as well as iOS, Android, and Amazon.
Long before this, I never like the phrase. Some words come back to bite you.
Brave browser. And I’m pretty sure there’s an import from Firefox option during install because I have all of my FF bookmarks.
There is a database of sites to be blocked. It is based on data given by SPLC, a leftist America-hating hate group. So now, one organization has the power to control where your browser takes you. I expect the other major browsers to jump on the bandwagon of repression.
Google already changes search results to favor leftist viewpoints. The left’s goal is to control all of the internet and force it to conform to leftist dogma. All print newspapers are going to disappear. The left knows that, and knew that it had to control the internet.
Social media controls what you see and what you post.
We have already lost what was once fondly called “freedom of speech.” It’s gone.
I ask you, what did we elect Trump for? eh? for a better economy? wonderful, but it’s useless if our thoughts are being shaped by an external force.
Please give me reasons for optimism about the future of this country, if you can think of any.
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