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  • Elizabeth Warren, Lindsey Graham introduce bill to establish NEW FEDERAL regulatory commission to POLICE Big Tech

    07/27/2023 1:32:11 PM PDT · by AnthonySoprano · 68 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 07/27/2023 | Danielle Wallace
    Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., introduced legislation Thursday to establish a new federal regulatory commission made up of presidential nominees to "rein in Big Tech." snip The independent regulatory commission would be composed of five commissioners appointed by the president and approved by the Senate. snip House Republicans, meanwhile, have repeatedly accused the Biden administration of censorship, pointing to the July 4 federal court ruling in Louisiana that deemed multiple agencies within the executive branch, including the FBI, Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security, colluded with social media companies to quash First Amendment free speech...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Tuesday 5/2/2023 Canadian Pastor Found Guilty Over Sermon During COVID Protests, Australia Bans Recreational Vaping, Accused Texas Killer Deported Four Times Believed In Custody

    05/02/2023 7:02:33 PM PDT · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 5/2/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    In Canada Pastor Artur Pawlowski found guilty of violating a the province of Alberta...The case brought against Pastor Pawlowski stems from his speaking to Freedom Convoy protesters in Coutts, Alberta last year during the blockades opposing COVID lockdowns and mandates in Canada... In Oregon Democrat Secretary of State Shemia Fagan resigning effective next Monday... In Brazil the debate over new internet legislation called a "fake news" bill but also called a censorship bill... Tonight in Ukraine explosions reported in multiple regions... A Russian freight train derailing near the border with Ukraine following an explosion... Iranian media says there was an...
  • Tool to circumvent internet censorship set to launch

    12/04/2006 11:35:02 AM PST · by faq · 22 replies · 857+ views
    CBC News ^ | December 1, 2006 | CBC News
    Researchers at University of Toronto plan to introduce a software tool on Friday that aims to help people in countries that censor the World Wide Web. Psiphon (pronounced sigh-fawn), a web-based utility, lets individuals in a country that censors the internet sign on to a server that gives them secure access to web pages anywhere, bypassing government restrictions. Its creators plan to launch the software at the Protect The Net conference at the university's Munk Centre for International Studies, where psiphon emerged as a project of Citizenlab. Researchers at the facility examine the relationship between digital media and politics around...
  • Manosphere Blog 'Chateau Heartiste' Banned by WordPress

    05/13/2019 10:54:23 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 37 replies
    www.informationliberation.com ^ | May. 12, 2019 | Chris Menahan
    WordPress reportedly banned the popular right-wing manosphere blog Chateau Heartiste on Friday in the latest assault on Free Speech at the hands of Big Tech. When one visits the site now it says it was suspended for unspecified violations of WordPress' "terms of service." An internet archive of the page shows the blog has been around since 2011 without any issues. One of the last posts made on the site was titled, "Corporate Conspiracy to Silence and Impoverish Political Dissidents." Chateau Heartiste’s second to last post before WordPress nuked him from the internet: pic.twitter.com/yy4ckwcA36 — Eli Schiff (@eli_schiff) May 10,...
  • Hillary & Politico Publish List of 200 Conservatives They Want Removed *trunc*

    02/24/2019 7:53:44 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 35 replies
    gwp ^ | 2/23/19 | Jim Hott
    FULL TITLE: HERE WE GO: Crooked Hillary and Politico Publish Hit List of 200 Influential Conservatives They call “Foreign Actors” Who They Want Removed from Twitter The organized left has already decimated conservative voices on Facebook with many of the top 2016 publishers already put out of business. Facebook cut nearly two billion page views to conservative websites in 2018. This is a bloodbath. Facebook has wiped out conservative content to American users. There is also evidence of far left Google officials debating how to bury conservative content. Google regularly censors conservative content. Far left Google and Facebook also control...
  • A Digital Iron Curtain Descends Over the Internet

    02/01/2019 4:24:32 PM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 8 replies
    Front Page ^ | Daniel Greenfield
    A Digital Iron Curtain Descends Over the Internet Why free speech on the web - as we once knew it - will be over within a decade. February 1, 2019 Daniel Greenfield Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical Left and Islamic terrorism. A generation of economic pressure failed to regulate the internet. Outraged movie studios and record companies managed to cripple some file sharing pioneers, but broke their teeth on Google’s YouTube. Dot coms like Amazon, Google, Cragislist, eBay and Netflix casually wiped out entire...
  • GAB is not going anywhere

    10/30/2018 3:52:02 AM PDT · by jmcenanly · 47 replies
    GAB.AI ^ | 10/29/2018 | Andrew Torba, CEO Gab.com
    Gab has spent the past 48 hours proudly working with the DOJ and FBI to bring justice to an alleged terrorist. Because of the data we provided, they now have plenty of evidence for their case. In the midst of this Gab has been no-platformed by essential internet infrastructure providers at every level. We are the most censored, smeared, and no-platformed startup in history, which means we are a threat to the media and to the Silicon Valley Oligarchy. Gab isn’t going anywhere. It doesn’t matter what you write. It doesn’t matter what the sophist talking heads say on TV....
  • URGENT: LifeSite is under attack

    10/28/2018 3:34:25 AM PDT · by Petrosius · 48 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | October 27, 2018
    October 27, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – This is extremely urgent. I need to inform you that LifeSite just received an email at 8:30 p.m. EST from our web-hosting company alerting us that they will be taking our website down within 12 hours, if not sooner! They wrote: “we are implementing our ‘SUSPENSION OF SERVICES’ clause...and giving you 12 hours notice to move your web site operations off of our servers..." We received absolutely no forewarning whatsoever about this decision. The company is acting after a months-long campaign of preposterous complaints against us by Adam Flanders. Flanders is a convicted sex abuser...
  • GOOGLE EMPLOYEES WANTED TO RIG SEARCH RESULTS FOR ‘ISLAM,’ ‘MUSLIM,’ AND ‘IRAN,’

    09/21/2018 7:41:06 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 16 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | September 20, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    Not surprising. Google has already rigged search results for certain Islamic searches without being at all subtle about it. But the explosive thing here is that it was a response to a specific government policy. That takes Google out of the realm of rigging results and into anti-government activism. Days after the Trump administration instituted a controversial travel ban in January 2017, Google employees discussed ways they might be able to tweak the company’s search-related functions to show users how to contribute to pro-immigration organizations and contact lawmakers and government agencies, according to internal company emails. The email traffic, reviewed...
  • CNN Boosts Left-Wing Campaign to Censor Breitbart; Approves ‘Blacklisting’

    09/03/2018 11:13:15 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3 Sep 2018 | Joel B, Pollak
    CNN swept aside journalistic ethics on Sunday by endorsing a blacklisting campaign with a glowing interview of Matt Rivitz, the founder of Sleeping Giants, a failed effort to censor Breitbart News by harassing and intimidating companies whose advertisements may (or may not) have appeared on the website. The interview took place on Reliable Sources, a Sunday morning show that once focused on analyzing the media, but which in recent years has been turned into the editorial mouthpiece of CNN president Jeff Zucker, voiced through host Brian Stelter. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_eWBPpCBiU Sunday’s program was helmed by substitute anchor John Avlon, in for Stelter...
  • Social media execs prepare for showdown

    09/04/2018 5:46:39 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 5 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/04/18 | Ali Breland
    Top executives from Facebook and Twitter are expected to face a grilling from Capitol Hill lawmakers in two separate hearings on Wednesday covering alleged anti-conservative bias and foreign governments manipulating social media platforms to influence U.S. politics. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg are set to face the biggest political tests of their careers as they face lawmakers for the first time in a public congressional hearing. Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee are likely to come at Dorsey with knives out over claims that conservatives are being suppressed on Twitter. At the...
  • Justice to convene meeting on whether social media companies are stifling free speech

    09/05/2018 11:31:40 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 41 replies
    Hill ^ | 9-5-2018 | Morgan Chalfant and Harper Neidig
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions has scheduled a meeting with state attorneys general in September to discuss a “growing concern” that tech companies may be “intentionally stifling” the free flow of ideas on their platforms. In a statement issued right after executives from Facebook and Twitter finished testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee, the Department of Justice also suggested that the platforms were running afoul of antitrust laws. “The Attorney General has convened a meeting with a number of state attorneys general this month to discuss a growing concern that these companies may be hurting competition and intentionally stifling the free...
  • Trump warns Google, Twitter, Facebook: 'They better be careful'

    08/28/2018 2:53:43 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 63 replies
    Fox Business ^ | 8/28/2018 | Thomas Barrabi
    Shares of Google, Facebook and Twitter traded lower on Tuesday after President Trump accused the tech leaders of bias against conservative voices, warning they are “treading on very, very troubled territory.” “Google is really taking advantage of a lot of people and I think that’s a very serious thing and a very serious charge,” Trump said after an Oval Office meeting with FIFA President Gianni Infantino. “I think what Google and what others are doing, if you look at what’s going on at Twitter, if you look at what’s going on at Facebook – they better be careful, because you...
  • Donald Trump: Google, Facebook, and Twitter ‘Better Be Careful’

    08/29/2018 10:36:04 AM PDT · by ZeroToHero · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 08/28/18 | Charlie Spiering
    President Donald Trump continued challenging big tech companies on Tuesday, warning them about censoring content from conservatives. “I think what Google and what others are doing – if you look at what is going on with Twitter and if you look at what’s going on in Facebook, they better be careful because you can’t do that to people,” Trump said. “You can’t do it.”
  • Documentary, The Creepy Line, reveals degree to which society is manipulated by Google and Facebook

    08/25/2018 11:47:06 AM PDT · by gattaca · 11 replies
    You Tube ^ | August 24, 2018 | You Tube
    Documentary, The Creepy Line, reveals the stunning degree to which society is manipulated by Google and Facebook and blows the lid off the remarkably subtle – hence powerful – manner in which they do it. The Creepy Line is a title taken from the words of former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, when during a 2010 interview he explained Google’s code of conduct: “The Google policy on a lot of things is to get right up to the creepy line and not cross it.” However, as Dr. Robert Epstein explains in the film, “Google crosses the creepy line every day.” Containing...
  • Facebook apparently identifying posts with conservative content as spam

    08/23/2018 10:58:45 AM PDT · by detective · 45 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 23, 2018 | Thomas Lifson
    It looks as though Facebook has altered its algorithms overnight so that people posting conservative content receive a notice from Facebook that it looks like "spam" and has been declined. Overnight, we have heard from many people about AT content being declined publication as spam.
  • The Left Won’t Stop At Alex Jones. The Slippery Slope Is Real, And We’re On It

    08/23/2018 11:11:07 AM PDT · by detective · 26 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 23, 2018 | Jesse Kelly
    Ever watch “The Dick Van Dyke Show?” My folks used to put it on the TV for me when I was a kid. It was good comedy and harmless fun. What you may not have noticed about the show was the two main characters (a married couple) slept in SEPARATE beds in the same room. Obviously not an accurate portrayal of most marriages, the exception being Anthony Weiner’s, but in the early 1960s anything more than that would have been deemed inappropriate for public consumption. When public views on morality started shifting later that decade and television shows started getting...
  • Tech Companies Are Gathering For A Secret Meeting To Prepare A 2018 Election Strategy

    08/24/2018 3:59:28 AM PDT · by markomalley · 55 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | 8/23/18 | Kevin Collier
    Representatives from a host of the biggest US tech companies, including Facebook and Twitter, have scheduled a private meeting for Friday to share their tactics in preparation for the 2018 midterm elections.
  • Despite Twitter’s Protests, The Stifling of Conservative Speech On The Platform Is Real

    08/24/2018 8:47:04 AM PDT · by bitt · 8 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 8/24/2018 | David Reaboi and Nick Short
    Americans from across the political spectrum are beginning to realize that unaccountable tech oligarchs are no better enforcers of political morality than a government censor. Twitter does not discriminate against conservative viewpoints. That’s the story the social media giant desperately wants to tell — from their CEO Jack Dorsey’s interviews, to their employees tasked with outreach to conservatives in their Washington offices. Literally, it’s true. The complete picture, however, is less flattering to the social media giant.
  • Twitter Censors David Horowitz for Calling Out Islamic Anti-Semitism - Greenfield

    08/22/2018 3:52:34 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 16 replies
    FrontPage ^ | August 21, 2018 | Greenfield
    Twitter Censors David Horowitz for Calling Out Islamic Anti-Semitism Twitter isn’t removing hatred, it’s silencing dissent. August 21, 2018 Daniel Greenfield Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism One of the last things that David Horowitz was able to tweet before his account was locked was a link to an article, “How the Left is Outsourcing Censorship of the Internet.” The article described how the left is using tech companies to silence political dissent. Not long after, @horowitz39 was locked by Twitter. The...