censorship

Dennis Prager, Who Boasts 1 Billion Video Views a Year, Decries YouTube ‘Censorship’ – Reason.com

Dennis Prager, the right-leaning radio host and pundit who runs the widely successful nonprofit PragerU, testified Tuesday before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution. His subject was Google’s alleged censorship of conservatives. “I promise you, one day you will say, first they came after conservatives, and I said nothing,” opined Prager, invoking the famous …

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Google CEO Fails To Ease Worries About Bias, Censorship 12/12/2018

Google CEO Sundar Pichai provided an unconvincing explanation of how the near-monopolist in internet search supports a free market and democratic principles of press freedom. Both are critical for a healthy publishing market, and Google’s outsized power to control what people see threatens the industry. Yesterday, Pichai appeared before the House Judiciary Committee to answer …

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The Creepy Line review | documentary on tech giants and censorship

“An eye-opening documentary, The Creepy Line reveals the stunning degree to which society is manipulated by Google and Facebook and blows the lid off the remarkably subtle – hence powerful – manner in which they do it.” The Creepy Line is a movie documentary which tries to build the case that Google and Facebook manipulate …

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Facebook, Twitter and Google Hire German Censorship Army to Avoid Millions in Fines

According to a Wall Street Journal article, Facebook, Google and Twitter have hired censorship teams to remove user posted content that German law prohibits. As of January 1, 2018 a new law in Germany puts tech companies that allow user posted content at risk of fines of up to $60 million if they fail to …

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Is Twitter Working on a System to Automate Censorship of Republicans and Conservatives?

Project Veritas, an undercover conservative journalistic organization, has caught Twitter engineers exposing how Twitter currently censors Republicans and conservative tweets. They sometimes allegedly use a concept called shadow banning, where a Twitter user continues to tweet without realizing that Twitter is not allowing their tweets into their followers feed. On January 3rd, 2018, Abhinov Vadrevu, …

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