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  • How can we stem the spread of disinformation online?

    06/04/2021 5:33:19 AM PDT · by BusterDog · 27 replies
    MIT courtesy of Klaus Schwab ^ | June 3, 2021 | Anne Mc(over)Govern(ed)
    MIT launched the Reconnaissance of Influence Operations (RIO) program to automatically detect disinformation narratives online.
  • Facebook Whistleblowers LEAK DOCS Detailing Effort to Secretly Censor Vax Concerns on Global Scale

    05/24/2021 5:33:47 PM PDT · by bitt · 18 replies
    project veritas ^ | 5/24/2021 | James O'Keefe
    From an email: Two Facebook Insiders have come forward to Project Veritas with leaked internal documents, showing the Big Tech giant’s plan to police “Vaccine Hesitancy” (VH) through surreptitious “comment demotion.” The company has set up a tier system to rank comments on various scales, based on how much the statement questions or cautions against the COVID-19 vaccination. Facebook admits they are willing to censor comments EVEN IF THEY ARE TRUE. Here are some of the highlights from today’s release: Comments that include “shocking stories” describing “potentially or actually true events, or facts that can raise safety concerns” -- are...
  • VIDEO: Is Mark Zuckerberg's Hoodie Like Leo Bloom's Blue Towel?

    05/07/2021 6:36:59 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | May 7, 2021 | DUmmie FUnnies
    VIDEOMark Zuckerberg is very possessive about his hoodie because he seems to think it gives him a lot of comfort. Does that sound familiar? It should because that was the attitude of Leo Bloom of "The Producers" towards his blue towel. The big difference is that Bloom is a harmless fictional character while Zuckerberg is an all too real near human who not only violates our privacy but censors what we can see including banning President Trump from Facebook. All this power that we allow an over-the-top neurotic who, as you can see, looks as if he is about to...
  • Big Tech Giants From Twitter, Facebook and Netflix Donated $7.5 Million to BLM Cofounder — Then Censored Stories About Her Real Estate Spree

    04/25/2021 11:29:42 AM PDT · by bitt · 19 replies
    GATEWAY PUNDIT ^ | 4/25/2021 | Cassandra Fairbanks
    Big Tech moguls including Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz, and Patricia Ann Quillin, the wife of Netflix’s billionaire CEO, have donated $7.5 million to groups associated with Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors. Big Tech has been censoring stories critical about Khan-Cullors and her real estate buying blitz — while she and her groups advocate for policies that the Silicon Valley billionaires support. Specifically, Khan-Cullors has been loudly advocating for Net Neutrality. “Dustin Moskovitz, a billionaire co-founder of Facebook, and his wife Cari Tuna, are among the biggest donors to groups controlled by Khan-Cullors. Through their Open...
  • Facebook has 'attacked a sovereign nation' Australian Prime Minister's fury after Zuckerberg BLOCKS all news

    02/18/2021 1:43:54 AM PST · by RandFan · 58 replies
    Facebook has blocked Australians from accessing and sharing news in protest at a new law which would have forced the site to pay for the content it hosts. Furious Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the move shows tech companies 'think they are bigger than governments and that the rules should not apply to them' while others branded it 'an assault on a sovereign nation' and an 'abuse of power'. The backlash quickly went international, with one Democrat politician in the US saying it shows 'Facebook is not compatible with democracy' while the hashtag 'Delete Facebook' quickly began trending on rival...
  • Before It's Too Late: The Public Square Must Be Saved From Twitter & Facebook

    01/20/2021 8:33:58 AM PST · by Starman417 · 10 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 01-19-21 | Vince
    Last week Twitter & Facebook decided they would stifle the speech of the leader of the nation that gave them birth and allowed their owners to become billionaires many times over. We’re not of course talking about the oppressive China and Chairman Xi… No, we’re talking about the United States and President Trump. Think about that. The duly elected President of the United States is no longer able to communicate to supporters and opponents alike via the biggest microphones on the planet because of the decision of two unelected billionaires, Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg. This is a watershed moment...
  • It Has Come To My Attention…

    01/17/2021 5:55:52 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 6 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 1-17-21 | MOTUS
    I’m fairly certain that everyone living with First World problems is familiar with the Sad Cat Diaries and their documentation of his grievances.It’s been over 6 years since they were originally released and given the mood of the country I feel it’s time for a re-release; this time on Twitter, with a new narrator. I’m thinking Mr. Tweet hisself, Sad Sack Jack. Based solely on the ratty beard, new tats and nose-ring I’d say he’s currently having a mid-life crisis which makes him perfect for the part. I’m thinking we could just rename them the Sad Jack Diaries and have...
  • Dinesh D’Souza Podcast: “Impeach, Censor, Destroy”

    01/14/2021 8:30:39 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 31 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | January 13, 2021 | Sundance
    The left seems to have a comprehensive scheme to marginalize conservatives, silence our voices, and destroy our lives. We need a battle plan of our own.This Dinesh D’Souza podcast includes a discussion of the second Trump impeachment project and the lies behind it, what really happened in Washington DC, the banning of free speech on Twitter, Facebook and now Apple taking Parler off their app.
  • Or Maybe They Do

    01/13/2021 5:37:13 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 1-13-21 | MOTUS
    Headlines I never thought I’d see anywhere other than the Babylon Bee: Quebec couple fined $3,000 for wife walking husband on leash after (COVID) curfewOh those whacky Canadians, eh? I give these 2 Montréalités extra credit for creative mockery for the manner in which they registered their complaint against government imposed COVID restrictions. But you can’t get around the dictats of Big Government that easily. Silly people, that only works if you ARE Big Government. Like Gavin:Or Nancy:But little people are not allowed to “think outside the box” - that privilege is reserved for your Progressive government overlords. And the...
  • COMMS Alert!! (prepare for plan B)

    01/08/2021 8:20:28 PM PST · by jimjohn · 121 replies
    self | jimjohn
    Having no inside information, the trend appears that conservative networks are under assault. Now is a good time to have a plan B. This is an alert to Ham operators, shortwave and low-power FM broadcasts. Frequency and contact info needs to be made available where possible. If you have a web site and/or podcast, please make your ip address available in case of domain blockage. Any sensitive and/or peronal isnfo you wish to keep should be copied to local hardware. (get a min 2TB drive to backup everything). This is not a drill or 'the sky is falling'. Do not...
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Demands Social Media Giants Censor Conservative Celebrities and Non-Woke Liberal Stars

    12/18/2020 12:58:44 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 76 replies
    breitbart ^ | 17 Dec 2020 | DAVID NG
    Former NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is attacking conservative and anti-woke celebrities, demanding that social media giants step up censorship because these stars are tweeting “irrational and harmful opinions to millions.” In The Hollywood Reporter, Abdul-Jabbar singled out conservative Hollywood stars Jon Voight and James Woods. He also targeted celebrities who refuse to submit to woke ideology, including Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling.. “Social media companies have begun slapping warnings on some messages that are false, incite violence or cause harm to society. But this needs to be done with more consistency and vigilance,” Abdul-Jabbar wrote. “Many Americans imbue stars with...

    12/01/2020 11:21:02 PM PST · by Arcadian Empire · 37 replies
    @realDonaldTrump ^ | 12/1/2020 | Donald J. Trump
    Section 230, which is a liability shielding gift from the U.S. to “Big Tech” (the only companies in America that have it - corporate welfare!), is a serious threat to our National Security & Election Integrity. Our Country can never be safe & secure if we allow it to stand. Therefore, if the very dangerous & unfair Section 230 is not completely terminated as part of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), I will be forced to unequivocally VETO the Bill when sent to the very beautiful Resolute desk. Take back America NOW. Thank you!
  • Here We Go Again: Sidney Powell's Web Site Gets Censored by Twitter After She Drops Big Election Lawsuits

    11/27/2020 7:45:26 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Red State ^ | 11/27/2020 | Nick Arama
    Sidney Powell filed lawsuits in both Michigan and Georgia on Wednesday night alleging multiple constitutional violations and seeking to have the elections decertified.But people soon noticed something funny when they tried to share the link to her suits on her website on Twitter. As the Epoch Times reported, such efforts were flagged with “Something went wrong, but don’t fret—let’s give it another shot” and another message warning of an unsafe link if you went to the site, “We can’t complete this request because this link has been identified by Twitter or our partners as being potentially harmful. Visit our Help...
  • Twitter Suspends U.S. Border and Customs Chief For Celebrating Wall Protection From Illegal Aliens.

    10/29/2020 8:45:29 AM PDT · by tapatio · 85 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10/29/2020 | Tristan Justice
    Twitter suspended U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Mark Morgan for a post celebrating the success of the U.S. southern border wall keeping violent criminals from reaching American communities.
  • Meet your (Chinese) Facebook censors

    10/20/2020 11:34:38 PM PDT · by rxsid · 18 replies ^ | 10.20.2020 | Sohrab Ahmari
    Meet your (Chinese) Facebook censorsChina is one of the most censorious societies on earth. So what better place for ­Facebook to recruit social-media censors? There are at least half a dozen “Chinese nationals who are working on censorship,” a former Facebook insider told me last week. “So at some point, they [Facebook bosses] thought, ‘Hey, we’re going to get them H-1B visas so they can do this work.’ ” The insider shared an internal directory of the team that does much of this work. It’s called Hate-Speech Engineering (George Orwell, call your office), and most of its members are based...
  • YouTube mass purges popular channels after announcing crackdown on “harmful conspiracy theories”

    10/16/2020 7:22:19 AM PDT · by ptsal · 15 replies
    USSA NEWS ^ | Oct 15, 2020 | Staff
    ouTube has scrubbed many popular “QAnon” and independent news channels from its platform after announcing new rules that prohibit what it deems to be “harmful conspiracy theories.” The channels collectively had millions of subscribers and some of the many channels that were removed during this purge include: X22 Report (952,000 subscribers) SGTreport (630,000 subscribers) Edge of Wonder (467,000 subscribers) Praying Medic (391,000 subscribers) And We Know (385,000 subscribers) Amazing Polly (375,000 subscribers) Joe M (367,000 subscribers) Dollar Vigilante (304,000 subscribers) Mouthy Buddha (296,000 subscribers) JustInformed Talk (281,000 subscribers) RedPill78 (269,000 subscribers) The Patriot Hour (248,000 subscribers) In Pursuit of Truth...
  • Trump Covid post deleted by Facebook and hidden by Twitter

    10/06/2020 10:33:33 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 27 replies
    BBC World News ^ | 10/6/2020
    Facebook has deleted a post in which President Trump had claimed Covid-19 was "less lethal" than the flu. Mr Trump is at the White House after three days of hospital treatment having tested positive for the virus. He wrote the US had "learned to live with" flu season, "just like we are learning to live with Covid, in most populations far less lethal!!!" Twitter hid the same message behind a warning about "spreading misleading and potentially harmful information". Users have to click past the alert to read the tweet. "We remove incorrect information about the severity of Covid-19, and have...
  • The truth about my stand against a university's enforced orthodoxy

    09/28/2020 2:14:34 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09 28 2020 | NICHOLAS MERIWETHER
    On the first day of my political philosophy class at Shawnee State University in the spring of 2019, a biologically male student raised his hand and I called on him, unwittingly using the now-incendiary words, “Yes, sir.” As a professor of philosophy, I view the classroom as a place of dynamic discussion and exchange. And I work hard to foster an atmosphere of civility and rational discourse, a place where students can seek truth. This student approached me after class and said that he identified as a woman and demanded, from that point on, that I refer to him as...
  • Hollywood censors films to appease China, report suggests

    08/07/2020 3:48:32 AM PDT · by Libloather · 19 replies
    BBC ^ | 8/06/20
    Hollywood bosses have been censoring films to placate the film market in China, a report has suggested. The lengthy report says US film companies want to avoid losing access to China's lucrative box office market. It said casting, content, dialogue and plotlines were increasingly being tailored to appease censors in Beijing. The report, compiled by the free speech charity PEN America, claimed China was therefore influencing movies released in cinemas around the world. China holds the world's second largest box office market behind the US. According to the Hollywood Reporter, American films earned $2.6bn (£2bn) in China last year, with...
  • James Lindsay: Why The Woke Won’t Debate You

    07/31/2020 9:06:12 PM PDT · by DeweyCA · 49 replies ^ | 7-31-20 | John Sexton
    Having just written about two separate examples of the woke in Seattle getting rough with people they dislike, I wanted to highlight something about the underlying mindset driving some of this behavior. Yesterday, James Lindsay, one of the people involved in the grievance studies academic hoax, published an essay titled “No, the Woke Won’t Debate You. Here’s Why.” He attempts to explain some of the philosophical reasons why this might be true. In Lindsay’s view the answer isn’t as simple as hoping to avoid being embarrassed. It’s much deeper than that. So far as he is aware, there’s no single explanation published anywhere...