Microsoft will kindly pick the news you read

And how nice of them. From Harmeet K. Dhillon at The Daily Caller:

Now a familiar player is getting into the censorship game: Microsoft just announced that the tech giant’s Edge web browser will feature a “NewsGuard” plugin that will display a big red exclamation mark and a scolding warning when users view news outlets its censors dislike. Media outlets hand-selected by NewsGuard and Microsoft, on the other hand, will get a big friendly green check mark and flattering praise of their journalistic merit. More.

Of course, you are steered to Huffington Post and away from Drudge.

Reality check: Edge is one of the least popular web browsers and may become less popular now that it has decided to be Nanny. Probably, the only way that getting Woke doesn’t lead to going Broke is if a country morphs into an authoritarian hellhole and the media become the state’s propaganda arm. Just think of the people who would suddenly become very important.

See also: Why Twitter censors went nuts over “learn to code”

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