Twitter Censors MRCTV Video About Students for Life Arrest

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August 3rd, 2020 11:50 AM

Twitter has allowed numerous videos of the Black Lives Matter protests and even Antifa riots on its platform. But a video about the Students for Life chalking a sidewalk gets slapped with a label for “potentially sensitive content.”

Report: Facebook Censoring Drug as Cure, Despite Use in Other Nations

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July 31st, 2020 4:43 PM

Facebook is censoring speculation over hydroxychloroquine being used as a cure for COVID-19, even when other nations are reportedly using it as a treatment. Reclaim The Net addressed what could be called “a case of digital imperialism” July 30, pointing out that “Facebook went with imposing the rules of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on its users,” despite…

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Bozell: Tech ‘Behemoths’ Must ‘Be Held Accountable,’ End Censorship

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July 30th, 2020 8:58 PM

On Thursday’s Evening Edit, Media Research Center Founder and President Brent Bozell excoriated Big Tech a day after a House subcommittee hearing on the matter, telling the Fox Business Network’s Jackie DeAngelis that these “monster corporations” have “as much power or more power than any of the other three branches of the federal government” because they have continue to face no…

‘Meme 2020’ Partners with Lincoln Project in Anti-Trump Meme Campaign

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July 30th, 2020 4:27 PM

Misinformation mega-donor Reid Hoffman whose disinfo campaign influenced the 2017 Alabama Senate election is bankrolling a meme war. “Meme 2020, the collective of social media influencers and content creators that posted sponsored content in support of Michael Bloomberg’s Democratic presidential primary run, is back with a new campaign aimed at preventing the re-election of President…

Twitter Defends Censoring Trump, Allows Call for Israel’s ‘Genocide’

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July 30th, 2020 3:12 PM

It takes a special kind of chutzpah to tell the Israeli parliament that calls for Israel’s destruction are more acceptable than Trump’s tweets. “A Twitter spokeswoman has defended the company’s decision to block and restrict tweets from President Trump but not those of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei which call for genocide of the Israeli people,” The New York Post reported…

GOP Reps Unmask Big Tech CEOs Who Claim Proud to Be American

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July 29th, 2020 7:37 PM

Big Tech companies claim to represent American values, but their business practices say otherwise.  The CEOs of these companies declared that they were American, but then had to deal with numerous examples that undermined that patriotic claim.

White House HITS BACK at Big Tech, Calls on FCC to Clarify Section 230

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July 29th, 2020 4:59 PM

The Trump administration’s “Executive Order on Preventing Online Censorship” may overhaul social media, with the help of the Federal Communications Commission. “On Monday, the Department of Commerce, as directed by President Donald J. Trump’s Executive Order on Preventing Online Censorship, filed a petition to clarify the scope of Section 230 of the 1996 Communications Decency Act,” the…

Rep. Ken Buck: Do Chinese Concentration Camps Match Google’s Values?

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July 29th, 2020 4:16 PM

Congressman Ken Buck (R-CO) pulled no punches when he demolished Google for enabling Chinese tyranny. During a Congressional Antitrust Hearing hearing, Buck brought the hammer down on Google CEO Sundar Pichai for his company’s ties to China. Buck commented on how Google removed itself from the bidding process to work with the American military, but continued to work with China. He…

Rep. Jordan SCORCHES Big Tech for Censoring Conservatives

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July 29th, 2020 3:03 PM

Congressman Jim Jordan (R-OH) raked Big Tech over the coals, saying there’s no more denying what can be plainly seen: “Big Tech is out to get conservatives. That’s not a suspicion. That's not a hunch. That's a fact.” Jordan slammed Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for being openly biased against conservatives and for…

We Demand Answers! What Congress Should Ask Big Tech CEOs

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July 29th, 2020 10:44 AM

Four prominent Big Tech CEOs are set to appear before a congressional subcommittee today, and we demand answers! The CEOs of four of America’s largest Big Tech companies, including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the House Committee on the Judiciary’s Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law…

Rubin Slams ‘Bogus’ Trends List, Upstages Twitter with Alf, Poop Emoji

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July 28th, 2020 4:59 PM

Twitter can pretend that niche articles about the popularity of socialism are trending, meanwhile a comedian can tweet a poo emoji and a famous puppet to get more traction. “One of the way [sic] Twitter manipulates us is with bogus trends,” Rubin Report talk show host and comedian Dave Rubin observed via Twitter. Rubin shared screenshots showing that Twitter was artificially pushing a…

Twitter Censors Tebow’s Witness to Faith as ‘Potentially Sensitive’

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July 28th, 2020 3:35 PM

No one in the media or in tech companies bats an eye when football players kneel during the national anthem as a protest. But when a football player tries to offer an inspirational message of faith, Twitter censors it as “potentially sensitive content.” 

MRC’s Bozell Blasts Big Tech ‘Gestapo’ for Censoring Trump, Trump Jr.

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July 28th, 2020 12:11 PM

Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube all worked in concert to mass censor material from President Donald Trump, his son, Donald Trump Jr., and a Facebook event hosted by the Tea Party Patriots that involved doctors discussing COVID-19. Yet these tech companies are about to be grilled in Congress on July 29 at an antitrust hearing. 

Big Tech CEOs Could Face Regulation Judgment Day at Antitrust Hearing

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July 28th, 2020 11:56 AM

Tomorrow’s hearing looks like regulation judgment day for the CEO’s of four of America’s largest tech companies. This Wednesday, the CEO’s of four major Big Tech companies, including Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the House Committee on the Judiciary’s Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law…