Category: Internet

Technology: Inside The Battle To Build The Second Internet

It was just above freezing on Capitol Hill the night of Jan. 8, when Twitter banned President Donald Trump from messaging his nearly 90 million followers.The censorship of a sitting American president by unaccountable and unelected billionaires in California was a dangerous escalation, but here in Washington, Democrats were overjoyed, most Republicans were relieved, and the corporate press was ecstatic. To even question the decision publicly in D.C. was to support an imagined “insurrection.”

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Big Brother: The Ministry Of Truth Comes To Life

The Main Directorate for Literary and Publishing Affairs (Glavnoe Upravlenie po Delam Literatury i Izdatelstv), also known as Glavlit, was the state agency responsible for the censorship of all printed materials in the former Soviet Union.  It also supervised the censorship of other media, including radio, television, theater, and film. Glavlit was created in 1922 and ceased to exist in 1991 with the fall of the Soviet Union...

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The Biggest Source Of ‘Misinformation,’ Lies & Delusion Is The Leftist Corporate News Media

Talking heads throughout the Democrat establishment and corporate media echo chamber are all saying the same thing: People are dying, it’s Facebook’s fault, and left-of-center politicians must save the day by “helping” to quiet views that threaten their messaging monolith…

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DHS Preparing To Use Private Contractors To ‘Scour Public Data And Social Media’ To Compile Dissident Citizens Database For Watch List And No Fly Lists

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The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is now getting ready to hire public companies, individual contractors outside government, to scour public data and social media in order to provide information for the new “domestic terror watch lists.”  From the description it appears DHS is going to pay “big tech” (Google, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, SnapChat, Twitter, etc.), via contracts, to hire and organize internal monitoring teams to assist the government by sending information on citizens they deem “dangerous.” What could possibly go wrong with this?…

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Parler Claims It Worked With The FBI To Target Capitol Riot Threats

Parler, the social media platform popular with right-wing users, worked with the FBI to target accounts suspected of encouraging violence prior to the January riot at the Capitol, making more than 50 referrals leading up to the violence, the company said Thursday…

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Leftist Fiction Author Calls For ‘Army Of Citizen Detectives’ To Monitor And Report On All Trump Supporters

✪ Many on the left are promoting a recent video created by novelist and left-wing activist Don Winslow, which calls upon citizens to become cyber detectives to monitor and report fellow citizen Trump supporters to authorities while comparing the work of this “army of citizens” to that which led to the capture of al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden…

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