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Facebook Removes Fake Italian Accounts Ahead of EU Election...
Facebook says it has shut down some Italian accounts that were phony and pages that were spreading fake news ahead of European Union parliamentary elections."We have removed a number of fake and duplicate accounts that were violating our authenticity
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-13 17:33 UTC
Putin signs “Internet sovereignty” bill that expands censorship...
Bill mandates Internet filtering and creates a Russian version of DNS.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-05-02 21:32 UTC
Documents Detailing Google's 'News Blacklist' Show Manual Manipulation Of Special Search Results...
'The purpose of the blacklist will be to bar the sites from ... any Search feature or news product.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-10 00:25 UTC
Leaked Google Memos Reveal Aggressive "News Blacklist" Used Against Conservative Sites...
Leaked internal documents reveal that Google maintains a blacklist preventing certain news outlets from appearing in search results for news or other specific sections, according to the Daily Caller ' s J. Arthur Bloom . What this means is that while
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-04-10 00:21 UTC
Big Tech Strikes Again: Twitter Suspends Account With Viral Tweet of Rachel Maddow Crying on Air...
Twitter has suddenly suspended an account that had posted a video of themselves laughing at Rachel Maddow crying on air over the conclusion of Robert Mueller's investigation. The user, Karli Bonne', had nearly 15,000 followers when her account was
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-23 19:38 UTC
After Blocking ZeroHedge And Others, NZ Telcos Demand Big-Tech Censorship Surge To "Protect Consumers"...
In the wake of last week's terror attacks at two New Zealand mosques which left 50 dead, several websites which either reported on the incident, hosted footage of the attacks, or have simply allowed people to engage in uncensored discussion such as Di
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-03-19 18:42 UTC
YouTube pulls ads from anti-vaccination videos and Pinterest blocks all vaccination searches amid measles outbreak...
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Google-owned YouTube removed ads from videos promoting anti-vaccination rhetoric that violated its ad policies and Pinterest blocked all searches on vaccination to stem the flow of misinformation amid a measles outbreak in Washington state.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-25 16:17 UTC
Users revolt after Chinese censorship giant Tencent invests $150 million in Reddit...
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Chinese tech giant Tencent is reported to have put $150 million into the site, and given the state of the internet in China, where access is censored and certain sites are inaccessible altogether, Redditors are nervous.
By Anonymous Submission on 2019-02-12 06:45 UTC
Facebook censoring pro-life political ads, again...
A pro-life group is crying foul after Facebook removed three of its paid campaign ads from the popular social media platform.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-11-01 20:01 UTC
YouTube Bans 'Dangerous' Ad For Video Critiquing Transgenderism...
Progressives are no longer willing to argue with those who oppose them, even with satire. Instead, companies like Google are just shutting them down.
By rjx32 on 2018-10-26 13:01 UTC
Facebook And Twitter Ban Popular Independent Media Sites In Coordinated Purge...
Mark Zuckerberg just shut down 559 pages and 251 accounts -- which include tons of massive independent media sites with millions of followers run by Americans -- a few weeks out from the midterms. The pages included The Free Thought Project, Press For Truth, Anti-Media, Cop Block, Filming Cops,
By viper1 on 2018-10-12 12:30 UTC
EU approves new copyright rules despite censorship warnings...
EU lawmakers voted in favour of a controversial reform of online copyright laws on Wednesday. While supported by cultural industries and media, the proposal will continue to face opposition from web giants and from groups warning of censorship.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-12 19:25 UTC
Trump Insiders Blocking Executive Action On Big Tech Censorship: Report...
Executive action to address big tech's censorship of conservative voices is being blocked by Trump administration insiders who have convinced the President to place the issue aside, according to a report.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-12 19:23 UTC
Twitter Bans Center For Immigration Studies From Promoting Tweets About Illegal Aliens...
Neetu Chandak on September 12, 2018 Twitter would not allow the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) to promote tweets for advertisement purposes about illegal aliens Tuesday, the CIS confirmed to The [...] The post Twitter Bans Center For Immigration Stu
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-12 19:20 UTC
"Unbelievable": Facebook Bans Ex-Democrat #WalkAway Founder Weeks Before March On Washington...
Facebook has banned Brandon Straka, the former Democrat who founded the "Walk Away" campaign and its viral hashtag #WalkAway, after he linked to Infowars.com - which has been banned from the platform. He says that the ban has "devastated"
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-12 19:19 UTC
Facebook Suspends #WalkAway Founder For Mentioning Alex Jones...
Brandon Straka issued 30-day suspension ahead of WalkAway March on October 26-28. "I have been banned from posting leading up to the March. This is devastated for our ability to reach people!!! I was banned for mentioning my interview with Alex Jones. Can anybody help???” he tweeted Wednesday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-09-12 19:17 UTC
Trump Accuses Social Media Giants of ‘Silencing Millions of People’...
President Trump took a swipe at powerful social media companies early Friday, charging them with "silencing millions of people."'
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-24 14:23 UTC
President Trump Rips Into Social Media Censorship: 'Let Everybody Participate'...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/politics/, /contrib/censorship
President Donald Trump took aim at social media platforms early Saturday morning, criticizing them for suppressing and even attempting to silence conservative voices.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-18 14:54 UTC
Bill Maher Slams Big Tech Censorship, Goes To Bat For Alex Jones — 'Everybody Gets To Speak'...
Bill Maher on Friday responded to the banishment of Infowars founder Alex Jones from social media platforms by invoking free speech.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-18 14:52 UTC
Facebook bans sites that host blueprints of 3D-printed guns...
Sharing the files violates the social network's community standards.
By Anonymous Submission on 2018-08-09 20:47 UTC
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