Category Archives: Censorship

Who’s Really Censoring the Web?

Net neutrality advocates have it backwards.

Major Silicon Valley companies and their supporters are outraged that the FCC is poised to repeal the Obama administration’s so-called net neutrality regulations—but if anyone should be subject to regulation in the name of preserving a free Internet, it’s them. As FCC chairman Ajit Pai put it, Silicon Valley social-media giants like Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube “are a much bigger actual threat to an open Internet than broadband providers, especially when it comes to discrimination on the basis of viewpoint.”

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British public would accept three-minute social media delay to tackle extremist content

In an extensive survey on the future of technology, Demos asked their 2,003 respondents how long of a delay – if any -they would be prepared to put up with between pressing “send” and their post appearing online if it meant technology companies such as Twitter and Facebook were able to better police the content uploaded to their sites.

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Google to ‘derank’ Russia Today and Sputnik

Google is to “derank” stories from Kremlin-owned publications Russia Today (RT) and Sputnik in response to allegations about election meddling by President Putin’s government.

Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt said the search giant needed to deal with the spread of misinformation.

RT has been described by US intelligence agencies as “Russia’s state-run propaganda machine”.

The publications said the move was a form of censorship.

And we’re expected to trust Google?

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Video of Evergreen State Forum Reveals Students’ Disturbing Ideas

Evergreen State College is now firmly embedded in people’s minds. Why? Because the crybully students there were so incensed at a professor’s opinion that they had to shut down classes. The incident is a prime example of what the alt-left would make the entire United States look like if given the opportunity.

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College Republicans disinvite gay anti-Sharia speaker for supposed ‘hate’ group association

The Southern Poverty Law Center’s rankings of purported hate groups, such as the Alliance Defending Freedom and Family Research Council, are not especially popular among conservatives.

One notable exception: New York University’s College Republicans chapter.

The group disinvited James Merse, a columnist for The Daily Caller and self-described “LGBT Conservative,” based on his association with an organization that SPLC classifies as spreading hate.

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Minnesota: Star-Tribune refuses to report name or background of Muslim migrant mall stabber

It’s true. I just searched the Star-Tribune website for Mahad Abdirahman. Nothing. Why not? Because Job One for the Star-Tribune, and the establishment media in general, is to make sure that no one has a negative view of Islam. Related to this is the media mission to make sure that no one thinks ill of Muslim migrants. Among those migrants, however, will inevitably be an unknowable number of jihad terrorists. So the Star-Tribune is contributing to ignorance and complacency about an issue that people need to know about, and is enabling more jihad activity.

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Stanford staff encourage students to tear down flyers for Robert Spencer talk

Stanford student Andrew Quirk disguises his fascism as a concern for the safety of Muslims, who are, in reality, not in the least endangered by the prospect of my presence, or by my talk, or by the aftermath of my event. But I will, because of the reckless defamation of Andrew Quirk and other Stanford fascists, be coming to Stanford with a security team.

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