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Why we joined #Parler – @legalinsurrection

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 3, 2020 at 8:00pm 7/3/2020 at 8:00pm

So Legal Insurrection is on Parler, find us at @legalinsurrection.

Why? To reach our audience.

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Trump Signs Executive Order on Social Media Bias

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 5:00pm 5/28/2020 at 5:00pm
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Trump just signed an Executive Order regarding social media bias.

The Wall Street Journal reported:

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Facebook creates unaccountable international Board to decide which content gets censored

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 25, 2020 at 9:25pm 5/25/2020 at 9:25pm
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Anti-conservative bias by the social media giants which dominate our means of political communication has been a topic we’ve covered for many years.

That problem is a main focus of the Legal Insurrection Foundation, and our speaking appearances and online engagement.

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Facebook Bans Organization of Lockdown Protests Prohibited by Government Order

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 20, 2020 at 7:00pm 4/20/2020 at 7:00pm
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Lockdown protests are popping up all over the country. Often used as an organizational tool for grassroots activity, Facebook is prohibiting the use of its platform to organize events or get togethers that defy government orders.

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Bloomberg Exploits Facebook Political Ad Loophole and Facebook Gives Go Ahead

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 14, 2020 at 5:00pm 2/14/2020 at 5:00pm
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After allllllll the posturing about political ads and cracking down on political ads, Facebook has backtracked after Democrat presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg found an ad loop hole — influencers.

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Democrats Demand Removal of Trump Tweet Showing Pelosi Rip Up SOTU Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 8:00pm 2/8/2020 at 8:00pm

President Trump tweeted a video that shows the most uplifting and heartwarming parts of his SOTU address interwoven with current House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) ripping up the speech.

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Facebook reverses takedown of “Elizabeth Warren Wiki” page exposing her Cherokee and other controversies

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 8:05pm 10/1/2019 at 8:05pm
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Yesterday I wrote how Facebook takes down Elizabeth Warren Wiki page devoted to documenting her Cherokee and other controversies.

The Facebook page went live in February 2013, at the same time that ElizabethWarrenWiki.org went live.

The takedown was based on the plainly false claim that the Facebook page violated Facebook’s “Impersonation” policy:

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Facebook takes down Elizabeth Warren Wiki page devoted to documenting her Cherokee and other controversies (Update)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 30, 2019 at 7:25pm 9/30/2019 at 7:25pm
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In February 2013, I launched ElizabethWarrenWiki.org to put in one place the wide range of research regarding Elizabeth Warren conducted during her 2012 Senate campaign against Scott Brown.

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Prof Fired by Johns Hopkins for Standing up to Protesters Turns Down Facebook Job

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/18/2019 at 12:00pm

The saga of former Johns Hopkins professor Daniel Povey is a fascinating glimpse into the world of campus protest culture and what can happen to those who stand up to it.

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Germany: Hundreds Probed Over Anti-Migrant Comments on Facebook

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/11/2019 at 12:00pm
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German authorities have investigated hundreds of internet users over comments they made on a Facebook video posted by the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) party. The massive probe, spanning over 250 investigations, was launched in response to the live streaming of a migrant protest by the Bavarian-wing of the AfD party...

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Facebook Labels St. Augustine Quote as ‘Hate Speech’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 11:00am 7/17/2019 at 11:00am
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Facebook is going overboard in an attempt to make sure nobody gets their feelings hurt on the platform.

Pro-life activist Domenico Bettinelli claimed that Facebook deleted a quote from St. Augustine because it violated the platform’s Community Standards on hate speech.

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Book Review: The Social Media Upheaval by Glenn Reynolds

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 9:00pm 6/5/2019 at 9:00pm

Glenn Reynolds launched Instapundit in August 2001, which laid a key foundation stone down for the publication and dissemination of independent conservative news and opinion over the past 18 years. “Instalanches” have blessed Legal Insurrection with many links.

Over the past 18 years, Reynolds has observed the deterioration of social media and...

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Congress, DOJ Launch Antitrust Investigation Into Big Tech Monopolies, Business Practices

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 11:00am 6/4/2019 at 11:00am
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The House Judiciary Committee announced on Monday that it would launch an antitrust investigation into big technology like Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple.

The Department of Justice (DOJ) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) also announced their own investigation into these companies.

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CrossFit Quits Facebook and Instagram Over Privacy Concerns, Manipulation on ‘Marketplace of Public Thought’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 27, 2019 at 6:00pm 5/27/2019 at 6:00pm
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We may have entered the next phase of social media evolution, in which the networks will have to change to meet the needs of the American market or dies.

One company has had enough of Facebook. CrossFit, the popular fitness and lifestyle program, terminated its relationship with Facebook and Instagram, citing security...

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Why is Facebook Targeting Conservative History-based Sites?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 6:00pm 4/6/2019 at 6:00pm

Legal Insurrection readers are acutely aware of the deplatforming and silencing of conservative voices across social media and via outlets like Amazon.

The latest victim to get slammed by the iron-hand of Big Tech is President Trump’s chief social media guru, Dan Scavino. Facebook blocked his account for simply responding to a...

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More Cases Discovered of Democrat Operatives Who Pushed Fake Political Pages, Ads on Facebook

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 3:00pm 1/9/2019 at 3:00pm
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In December, I blogged about a New York Times report that described how Democratic tech experts adopted Russian tactics supposedly used in the 2016 election in order to help Democrat Doug Jones defeat Republican Roy Moore in the Alabama Senate race in 2017.

Three more reports have come out detailing how Democrat...

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REPORT: Facebook Allowed Companies to Read, Write, and Delete User Private Messages

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 1:00pm 12/19/2018 at 1:00pm

Out of the frying pan and into the fire for social media giant Facebook.

A report published by The New York Times details Facebook’s relationships with large corporations and the extent to which they provided access to user data.
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