Here’s why more US employees self-censor social media posts

Facebook Antitrust showdown: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google CEOs report to Capitol Hill Facebook blows past Q2 estimates, expects revenue growth to hold steady in Q3 How to easily move your photos from Facebook to Google Photos Facebook Portal: Do you trust Facebook enough to put its mic and cameras in your home? (ZDNet YouTube) […]

Senate candidate Marshall slams Facebook virus ‘censorship’

In the comments that Marshall posted Sunday, he said the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had “quietly updated” its numbers to reflect a massive drop in the number of deaths due to COVID-19 in the U.S. The widely shared “Only 6%” theory has been debunkedCDC data

General Mayhem guides Turkey’s media repression

Here’s one case where the journalists involved were trying to warn the country about an impending coup. Slap a charge of disclosing military secrets on them. And here again, outrageously, are two of Turkey’s most distinguished brothers, Ahmet and Mehmet Altan, one an ex-editor and renowned novelist, the other an economist and respected columnist, held […]

Exclusive: Devin Nunes Warns Americans to Wake Up in ‘Countdown to Socialism’ Book

Simultaneously, the Left is working hard to skew the playing field so that once they gain untrammeled power – which they hope to do through the 2020 elections – it will be permanent. At both the state and national levels, they are working hard to fundamentally change the voting system by abolishing the Electoral College, […]

Former revenge porn mogul Craig Brittain sues Twitter in absurdist censorship complaint

Craig Brittain, a former revenge porn site operator and current Republican Senate candidate, has sued Twitter for banning him from the site, building on a recent legal ruling involving President Donald Trump’s Twitter account. Brittain filed his case on June 5th in Arizona’s district court, throwing a long and varied list of complaints at the […]

GOP Senators Introduce ‘Online Freedom and Viewpoint Diversity Act’ to Fight Big Tech Censorship

Clarify when Section 230’s liability protections apply to instances where online platforms choose to restrict access to certain types of content; Condition the content moderation liability shield on an objective reasonableness standard. In order to be protected from liability, a tech company may only restrict access to content on its platform where it has “an […]

Turkish MPs to vote on bill that could block Facebook and Twitter

Thousands of individuals are arrested as a result of sending social media posts every year in Turkey, usually over allegations of insulting Turkishness, the president, or support for terrorism. The proposed legislation marks a new direction, however, allowing Ankara to exert direct control over the platforms.

Twitter Just Banned QAnon Accounts. QAnon Supporters Are Thrilled

To those closely following the movement, which has exploded in popularity in recent years, the impetus behind Twitter’s actions seemed to be the increasing visibility of the movement in the mainstream media. In particular, Chrissy Teigen, who has long been the subject of QAnon conspiracy theories, made news when she announced she would be setting […]

Communist China Introduces ‘Global Standard for Data Security’

“It is important to develop a set of international rules on data security,” said Wang. He added, referring to the United States, that “a certain country keeps making groundless accusations against others in the name of a ‘clean’ network and uses security as a pretext to prey on enterprises of other countries that have a […]

In China, GitHub Is a Free Speech Zone for Covid Information

Zeng soon discovered that these posts were not gone. Many had been preserved and quietly tucked away in an unexpected corner of the internet: GitHub, the world’s largest open source software site. Founded in 2008 and acquired by Microsoft in 2016, GitHub is popular among developers and programmers, who use the platform mostly to share […]