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Supreme Court Case Could Determine Free Speech On Social Media

4 hours 44 min ago
<p>The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case that could determine the status of social media companies as state actors. On October 12, the court accepted <em>Manhattan Community Access Corp v. Halleck</em>, a case where two producers sued the Manhattan Neighborhood Network for suspending them for expressing critical views.</p>

Twitter CEO Dorsey: Comment Backing ‘Free Speech’ Was “a Joke”

Tue, 10/16/2018 - 19:49
<p>So much for Twitter being the “free speech wing of the free speech party.” Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey couldn’t have distanced himself further from that famous 2012 quote. He told a “Wired 25” audience Tuesday that the original quote <u>“was a joke.”</u></p> <p>In 2012, then-Twitter UK General Manager <u>Tony Wang</u> told a media summit that the company tried to be “neutral” because of its principles. "Generally, we remain neutral as to the content because our general counsel and CEO like to say that we are the free speech wing of the free speech party," he explained.</p>

Google Relies on Soros as an ‘Expert’ in Good Censor’ Report

Fri, 10/12/2018 - 13:40
<p>Google wants to cite only the best experts in their fields in order to justify its position. Who better than liberal billionaire George Soros? In the Google presentation, “The Good Censor,” leaked to Breitbart, the search media company cited 27 so-called “experts” for different aspects of digital freedom and online censorship.</p> <p> </p>

Healthy Conversation? Hillary’s Uncivil Call Is Okay With Twitter

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 16:30
<p>Twitter restricts users who say or do things that violate its world view. Sometimes. That’s not what happened to former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton after some disturbing comments she made while on CNN. That’s not what happened to former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton after some disturbing comments she made while on CNN.</p> <p> </p>

MRC Poll: 49% of Conservatives Do Not Trust Twitter

Thu, 10/11/2018 - 13:16
<p>The Media Research Center (MRC) today released a new poll, conducted by McLaughlin & Associates, specifically looking at conservatives’ attitudes towards the social media platform, Twitter. According to the poll, almost half of the conservatives (49 percent) surveyed do not trust Twitter to treat all of its users equally, regardless of their political beliefs. That’s nearly three times as many (16.7 percent) who trust Twitter.</p>

Bozell: Google Censorship Story 'Confirms Our Worst Fear'

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 16:37
<p>Media Research Center President Brent Bozell responded today to news of a leaked internal report from Google that suggested in order to prevent certain political events, tech companies would have to start censoring web content. "This story confirms our worst fear...."</p>

Report Urges Google to Abandon Free Speech and Be 'The Good Censor’

Wed, 10/10/2018 - 15:53
<p>Is the world’s largest search engine really free? And, if not, are its users? An 85-page document leaked to Breitbart argued that in order to prevent certain political events, tech companies would have to start censoring web content.</p>

Google Will Work With China, But Not the Pentagon

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 21:58
<p>Google as an international company seems to have different priorities. The tech giant announced on October 9 that it was dropping out of the $10 billion dollar contract bidding for the Pentagon initiative known as JEDI.</p>

Google Staff Reacts to Kavanaugh: ‘F---. YOU. ALL. TO. HELL.’

Tue, 10/09/2018 - 14:35
<p>It’s hard to believe that people with political agendas are capable of building unbiased products. Google certainly faces that test. After Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court on Saturday, October 6, several employees and executives at Google expressed their rage on Twitter.</p>

Facebook Pressured Conservative Exec To Apologize for Kavanaugh

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 18:31
<p>The “intolerant political monoculture” at Facebook has a grip on even the highest ranking executives. Facebook convened a meeting Friday, October 5, a  to discuss the conservative views of Vice President of Global Public Policy Joel Kaplan.</p> <p> </p>

Facebook Employees Protest Exec’s Friendship with Kavanaugh

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 17:00
<p>How can a tech company be neutral when almost all of its staff is anti-conservative? When Facebook Vice President for global public policy Joel Kaplan was spotted sitting behind Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Facebook staff lost their collective minds.</p> <p> </p>

Twitter Bans Doxxing, But Why Are Antifa Accounts Still Active?

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 18:12
<p>Twitter can be like the aggressor in a bad relationship, picking and choosing which rules to enforce based on how employees feel at the time. A suspect who allegedly posted the personal information of Republican senators online was arrested on October 3</p>

Google Is Building A Search Engine Solely for Fact-Checkers

Thu, 10/04/2018 - 15:06
<p>Fact-checking journalists tend to err on the side of the left. Which makes their fact-checks mostly distorted and not exactly facts at all. However, Google is here to facilitate these journalists and their needs: with a new search engine tailored just for them.</p>

The Loopholes in Twitter’s New ‘Election Integrity’ Policy

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 23:55
<p>Social media companies have been under fire recently -- mostly from the left -- for their participation in the spread of “fake news” during election cycles. So of course, whenever pressure from the left is involved, companies scramble to present solutions.</p>

Wikipedia Bans Any Use of Breitbart Links in Articles

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 20:49
<p>Want a place where you can gain a full understanding of any topic, from any perspective? Then Wikipedia is not the place for you. The editors who can’t seem to prevent the California GOP from being listed as Nazis on their platform have decided that Breitbart can’t be used as a source or reference.</p>

Infowars Sues Paypal for ‘Viewpoint Discrimination’

Wed, 10/03/2018 - 13:29
<p>An app that banned Alex Jones from using its platform is now being sued. InfoWars and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones are suing Paypal, the online payment processing app, for “viewpoint discrimination.”</p> <p> </p>

Google Engineer Wants ‘Terrorist’ Republican Congresswoman Censored

Tue, 10/02/2018 - 18:20
<p>In leaked emails published in a Breitbart report, a Google search engineer made strong arguments for censoring members of the GOP. In an email thread dated June 19, 2018, Blake Lemoine, a senior software engineer, commented on Rep. Marsha Blackburn R-TN and her Fox News op-ed, also published in June.</p>

Google to Attend Congressional Hearing on Conservative Censorship

Mon, 10/01/2018 - 18:03
<p>Google now has to take claims that it censors conservatives seriously. After meeting with GOP lawmakers on Friday, September 28, Google CEO Sundar Pichai agreed to testify before the House Judiciary Committee in November. After meeting with GOP lawmakers on Friday, September 28, Google CEO Sundar Pichai agreed to testify before the House Judiciary Committee in November. According to USA Today, Pichai answered many, many questions on Google’s alleged bias towards conservatives. House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) said in the meeting that big tech had caused “harm to consumers.”</p>

Dennis Prager: ‘YouTube Is Misleading the Public’

Fri, 09/28/2018 - 20:46
<p>YouTube is cracking down on conservatives content, according to one prominent conservative. In a radio interview with The Jewish Press, PragerU’s founder and president, Dennis Prager, explained how big tech has censored PragerU.</p>

Tech Expert Epstein Warns: Google Can Affect Midterm Election

Thu, 09/27/2018 - 18:10
<p>Tech giants have more power and influence than most people realize. Psychologist and tech researcher Dr. Robert Epstein explained in a new article for the Epoch Times 10 ways that Google and Facebook could affect the midterm elections.</p>