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Senator Who Lied About Vietnam Service Wants Facebook To Ban Steve Bannon

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 7:00am 11/18/2020 at 7:00am
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey faced another round of questioning in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee.

A few moments stuck out to me: Sen. Da Nang Dick Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) told Zuckerberg to ban Steve Bannon and Dorsey admitted it was a mistake for the platform to...

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Prepare for the Great Decoupling – Deplatforming moves downstream to WordPress.com and Mailchimp

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 16, 2020 at 9:05pm 11/16/2020 at 9:05pm

In the past day there have been two very disturbing developments in internet deplatforming.

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AOC’s Death Stare at Sen. Manchin Shows the Divide in the Democratic Party

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 13, 2020 at 7:00pm 11/13/2020 at 7:00pm
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My digital landscape is changing post election

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 7:00pm 11/11/2020 at 7:00pm
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The pre-election panel discussion on Sunday, Nov. 1st seems ages ago. It is amazing how time slows down when your are in a nightmare.

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MSNBC’s Joy Reid Doesn’t Know What “538” Represents

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 11:00am 11/11/2020 at 11:00am
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There is fierce competition for the position of dumbest talking head over at MSNBC. Lawrence O’Donnell, Chris Hayes, Mika Brzezinski, and Nicolle Wallace put up a great fight for the prize on a regular basis, but Joy Reid consistently outshines all of them in this coveted category.

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Twitter Locked My Account For Sharing Post On Voter Fraud

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 9, 2020 at 7:00pm 11/9/2020 at 7:00pm

Twitter really really doesn’t want anyone to read this article, “Joe Biden’s votes violate Benford’s Law (Mathematics).”  In fact, if you tweet it, you will be locked out of your account, not-so-subtly accused of being some kind of pervert, required to remove it, and have a Twitter message slapped on your...

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Backlash: Left Turns On #NeverTrump Lincoln Project ‘Grifters’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at 6:30pm 11/4/2020 at 6:30pm
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One of the biggest losers in last night’s election may well turn out to be the #NeverTrump Lincoln Project, an assortment of failed former GOP political operatives and inconsequential pouty and self-aggrandized former rightwing pundits.

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REPORT: Troll Farms Gave Biden and Harris Major Social Media Boost

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 2, 2020 at 6:00pm 11/2/2020 at 6:00pm
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Right after Biden announced Sen. Kamala Harris would be his running mate, both of their Twitter accounts amassed “tens of thousands of fake followers,” reports Newsweek.

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Twitter Backs Down, Unlocks New York Post’s Twitter Account

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 6:00pm 10/31/2020 at 6:00pm
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In a transparent, clearly partisan attempt to squelch the New York Post’s bombshell report on Biden family influence peddling, Twitter took the unusual and alarming step of not only locking the Post‘s Twitter account but of blocking all Twitter users from sharing the link to/url of the story.

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Facebook is Making it Difficult for Pennsylvania Trump Supporters to Organize

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 30, 2020 at 5:00pm 10/30/2020 at 5:00pm
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In case there was still any question as to where Big Tech’s loyalty lies…

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Hilarity Ensues After Jill Biden Proclaims ‘Decency is on the Ballot’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 5:00pm 10/28/2020 at 5:00pm
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It’s weird when a wife doesn’t think her husband is decent. Like Dr. Jill Biden.

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Jack Dorsey: Twitter Doesn’t Influence Elections, Admits No Policy Against Holocaust Denial

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 3:00pm 10/28/2020 at 3:00pm
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Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) asked Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey what happens if someone on the platform denies the Holocaust ever happened.

Dorsey admitted the company does not “have a policy against that type of misleading information.”

Then Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) tore into Dorsey for blocking The New York Post over Hunter Biden’s...

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Backlash against Big Tech censorship may destroy their business models, and “they will have no one but themselves to blame”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 26, 2020 at 5:00pm 10/26/2020 at 5:00pm
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As you know, I have written a lot here about the creeping authoritarianism of big tech, particularly the massive social media platforms that dominate political communications. In my Dreadful 9th Anniversary post in 2017, I wrote of the danger:

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Media Runs Wild With VP of College Dems of Indiana’s Fake Texts With Rudy Giuliani

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 7:00pm 10/22/2020 at 7:00pm
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As you may know, the New York Post has been locked out of its Twitter account because of the story they recently broke about the Biden family’s alleged corruption in Ukraine.

Twitter claimed it was clamping down on unverified and potentially dangerous news stories to justify their punishment of the Post.

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Top Democrat Twitter Accounts Share Fake Email Stating Joni Ernst Lost Iowa Farm Bureau’s Support

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 19, 2020 at 1:00pm 10/19/2020 at 1:00pm
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Weird. Twitter deleted a tweet from a COVID-19 advisor to President Donald Trump because he said masks don’t work. The platform didn’t allow people to post articles from The New York Post about Hunter Biden’s emails.

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Twitter Removes Tweet From Trump COVID-19 Advisor Saying, ‘Masks Work? NO’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 19, 2020 at 11:00am 10/19/2020 at 11:00am

Twitter removed a tweet from Dr. Scott Atlas, an advisor to President Donald Trump on COVID-19, because it violated the platform’s coronavirus “Misleading Information Policy.”

At least that’s what a spokesperson told The Daily Caller News Foundation.

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Twitter Changes ‘Hacked Materials Policy’ After Backlash From Blocking New York Post’s Hunter Biden Stories

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 16, 2020 at 3:00pm 10/16/2020 at 3:00pm
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Vijaya Gadde, Twitter’s global, policy, and trust & safety lead, announced on Thursday the social platform changed its Hacked Materials Policy after severe backlash from blocking stories on Hunter Biden.

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