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Google bans Truth Social from Play Store ahead of election

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Google is barring Truth Social from the Google Play Store, meaning a reported 44 percent of Americans can’t access the pro-free speech application. “Google is canceling conservatives ahead of an election. They’re ...

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Twitter, Facebook ban pro-Democracy accounts that criticize China

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Twitter and Facebook have banned over 100 pro-democracy accounts that criticized China, Russia and Iran. The social media companies allege that the pages and groups were pro-American and “used deceptive tactics” to ...

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After backlash, Homeland Security disbands Disinformation Board

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After widespread criticism, the Department of Homeland Security has officially disbanded its Disinformation Governance Board. The move comes just months after it was formed amid suspicions it would be a tool for ...

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World Economic Forum publishes article calling for global censorship

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) is proposing a system of global censorship creating using artificial intelligence. The organization, which is not known for espousing democratic principles, made the startling recommendation in an ...

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17 states warn Google about censoring pro-life women’s clinics

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Google is being threatened with a lawsuit by 17 states if it censors pro-life crisis pregnancy centers in search results. A coalition of 17 attorneys general are organizing an anti-trust investigation against ...

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Elon Musk goes after YouTube scam ads

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Elon Musk hates “scam ads” on YouTube, echoing the frustrations of millions of Americans. His Twitter comments criticizing the Google-owned company are leading to speculation it is his next take-over target. The ...

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Airbnb to drop all listings in Communist China

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Airbnb is ending its listing in China as of July 30 the company announced Tuesday. It will cease all domestic rentals and remove all listings in part because of continuing Covid lockdowns. ...

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We can know what’s false but censorship isn’t the answser

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We should know by now that censorship is bad even if you’re confident that you’re censoring “the right things.”  I recently saw a tweet from commentator and political scientist Yascha Mounk that I think ...

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Supreme Court rules unanimously in favor of Christian flag, speech

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In a rare unanimous decision the Supreme Court ruled in favor of religious speech on May 2. The case involved the city of Boston refusing a Christian flag to fly at city ...

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Warner Bros. Won’t Say Gay in China

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It is beyond ironic that, at the very same time Disney is using all its might to oppose Florida’s Education Bill (falsely named the “Don’t Say Gay Bill”), Warner Bros. has announced ...

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Elon Musk’s investment in Twitter may help restore free speech

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Twitter has suspended the accounts of numerous Christian and conservative leaders in recent months. Some are optimistic that its policies may change with entrepreneur Elon Musk becoming its largest shareholder and joining ...

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Vicky Hartzler, Babylon Bee among latest example of Big Tech censorship

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Twitter’s lockout of “The Babylon Bee” last week is only the latest example of Big Tech’s censorship of conservative voices, political commentator Mollie Hemingway said. “You cannot possibly have been alive in ...

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Twitter suspends The Babylon Bee for joking about transgender bureaucrat

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Twitter suspended the account of The Babylon Bee last weekend for what it deemed hateful conduct. The action came after the website posted a satirical story jokingly naming Rachel Levine, Health and ...

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Twitter restores Vicky Hartzler’s Twitter account after her suspension for supporting women’s sports

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Twitter has restored access Missouri Congresswoman and Senate candidate Vicky Hartzler. She had been suspended after her tweet defending women’s sports (below). The social media giant said the tweet constituted “hateful conduct” ...

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Missouri Rep. Billy Long responds to YouTube after it removed campaign ad

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Missouri Rep. Billy Long, who is running for the Republican nomination for Senate, is firing back at YouTube after it removed one of his campaign commercials. The ad, which was slated to ...

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Ethical issues with technology to watch this year

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The ethical concerns over the effects of technology on humans have given way to larger issues about pervasive surveillance and the threat of digital authoritarianism For all of the good uses of ...

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Facebook backtracks after banning publisher of conservative children’s books

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A publisher of conservative children’s books once again can access and advertise on Facebook after a public outcry. Heroes of Liberty offers biographies of such American heroes as President Ronald Reagan and ...

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Sen. Rand Paul joins exodus from Youtube to competitor Rumble

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Sen. Rand Paul on Monday joined what is turning out to be a flood of millions leaving YouTube over censorship issues. The Kenucky Senator acknowledged his moving to the start-up streaming platform of ...

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Twitter suspends account of key mRNA vaccine developer who criticized mandates for children

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Twitter has suspended Dr. Robert Malone, a key contributor to mRNA vaccine technology and an outspoken critic of COVID-19 mandates and rules. The move by Twitter to silence one of the developers ...

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Facebook is ‘worst company of 2021’ according to survey

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There may be another reason Facebook changed its name to Meta. The social media company is the “the worst company of 2021” in the results of an audience survey conducted by Yahoo Finance. The poll, ...

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Microsoft Bing suspends auto-suggest in Communist China

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More American companies are bowing to Communist China’s demands for greater censorship. Now Microsoft Corporation’s Bing, the only major foreign search engine available in China, has stopped its auto-suggest function in China ...

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H&R Block not happy with Square’s name change to Block

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The financial services company Square is changing its name to Block, and Kansas City-based H&R Block is not happy about it. Until the end of November, Jack Dorsey, as chief executive of ...

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White House denies cutting Taiwan video feed during democracy summit

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After the White House allegedly cut the feed of Taiwan during a worldwide symposium on Democracy, U.S. lawmakers and Democracy activists are furious.  the foreign policy disaster ocurred during last week’s Summit for ...

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Biden’s FCC nominee poses threat to free speech, conservative leaders warn

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Conservative speech may be restricted if President Biden’s nominee for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is confirmed, Republican leaders warn. A nomination hearing for Gigi Sohn could happen as early as this ...

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Chinese dissident warns Americans about growing authoritarianism

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Americans are living under authoritarianism without even realizing it, a leading Chinese dissident is warning. Ai Weiwei, a famed artist and activist known around the world for standing up to Communist China, ...

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