OF COURSE! Twitter Public Policy Director Leaves, Joins Biden Campaign

TechWatch
September 18th, 2020 1:14 PM

It’s no secret that Twitter skews sharply to the left. A recent job change by a top employee of the platform shows why.

Tucker Carlson Speaks to Sen. Josh Hawley

Hawley Says Voters Are Tired of Power Wielded by Big Tech ‘Juggernaut’

TechWatch
September 17th, 2020 4:34 PM

American’s rights online have been trampled by major tech companies who have leveraged favorable government policy to suppress or censor user’s content without fear it will come back to hurt them.

Study: One-Third of Americans Want More Regs on Big Tech

TechWatch
September 17th, 2020 2:36 PM

It's no secret that Americans have a complicated relationship with Big Tech, and a recent study from FleishmanHillard highlights just how complicated this relationship can be. FleishmanHillard, a St. Louis-based marketing agency and public relations firm, found that “consumers want the technology sector to take a long hard look at its policies and practices.”

FTC May Bring Antitrust Case Against Facebook: WSJ

TechWatch
September 16th, 2020 4:00 PM

Google testified in an antitrust hearing before the Senate yesterday, but the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) appears to be gearing up to crack down on Facebook. The Wall Street Journal reported that the FTC is preparing “a possible antitrust lawsuit against Facebook,” potentially by the end of the year, citing several sources familiar with the matter.

Trump Defends CNBC’s Cramer from Woke Twitter Mob, Says ‘No Pandering’

Business
September 16th, 2020 2:52 PM

CNBC’s Jim Cramer may have made a Freudian slip yesterday when he called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi “Crazy Nancy” to her face on live TV. He has since apologized. But the Twitter woke mob had smelled blood. In response to Cramer’s gaffe, blue check marks all over the Twitterverse were either blowing their collective gaskets or calling for Cramer’s head to be served up on the proverbial…

Sens. Lee, Hawley and Cruz BASH Google’s Anti-Conservative Bias

TechWatch
September 15th, 2020 5:40 PM

Google has long tried to hide its anti-conservative bias, but today, Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT), Josh Hawley (R-MO) and Ted Cruz (R-TX) were not having it. Big Tech representatives faced off with the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights on September 15. The hearing was titled “Stacking the Tech: Has Google harmed competition in online advertising?”

YouTube Censors Hoover Institute Doc for Contradicting COVID Narrative

TechWatch
September 15th, 2020 5:35 PM

Only some experts are allowed to comment, apparently. That much was made clear when YouTube censored White House presidential advisor and Dr. Scott Atlas, M.D, for going against the World Health Organization’s narrative. “YouTube has yanked down a video produced by Stanford University's Hoover Institute featuring public health expert Dr. Scott Atlas, M.D., because it ‘contradicts the…

Facebook Removal of Exploitative ‘Cuties’ Clip Puts Netflix on Blast

TechWatch
September 14th, 2020 4:35 PM

Although Netflix streaming service has a "Big Pedo Problem,' most recently with the film Cuties, it appears as though Facebook is refusing to allow despicable content on its platform. Facebook allegedly removed a clip from the Netflix movie Cuties for violating its terms of “adult sexual exploitation,” tweeted Brittany Martinez. The founder and editor-in-chief of…

Sen. Blackburn Pushes Section 230 Reform to Hold Big Tech Accountable

TechWatch
September 11th, 2020 5:06 PM

Big Tech’s reign of terror may soon come to an end, and today, Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) further explained how. Blackburn held an informal discussion via Zoom to discuss The Online Freedom and Viewpoint Diversity Act, which she introduced alongside Sens. Roger Wicker (R-MI) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC).

MIT Technology Review Gaslights Conservatives for Concern Over Riots

TechWatch
September 10th, 2020 4:34 PM

Conservative journalists who post videos of riots are the problem, not the riots. That’s the word from a professor at Harvard Kennedy’s prominent Shorenstein Center. Joan Donovan, director of the Technology and Social Change Research Project at the center,  blamed conservatives for being the real source of America’s modern violence. Her September 3 op-ed ran in the MIT Technology…

Far-Left Facebook Engineer QUITS, Claims Racism, Disinformation

TechWatch
September 10th, 2020 12:14 PM

As if we needed more proof that Facebook is overrun by leftists, one of the platform’s engineers just quit because the company was — wait for it — not leftist enough. Facebook engineer Ashok Chandwaney left the company on Tuesday morning, claiming in a letter, “I can no longer stomach contributing to an organization that is profiting off hate in the US and globally,” reported The…

GOP Senators Introduce Section 230 Bill to Hold Big Tech Accountable

TechWatch
September 9th, 2020 4:38 PM

Several prominent Republican senators have introduced legislation designed to turn up the pressure on Big Tech. Sens. Roger Wicker (R-MS), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) introduced The Online Freedom and Viewpoint Diversity Act, on September 8. The Act aims to amend Section…

Disney ‘Thanks’ Uighur-Detaining CCP in ‘Mulan' Credits

Culture
September 8th, 2020 7:49 PM

The Walt Disney Company’s hypocrisy has reached epic proportions. Despite how woke the House of Mouse likes to come off here in the United States, the “family-friendly” media empire dances a different routine for their masters in Beijing. Their latest dance, though, is particularly offensive as it involves the film company giving special thanks to government agencies in China that…

Twitter Allowed ‘Deceptively Edited’ Video of Trump to Go Viral

TechWatch
September 8th, 2020 4:28 PM

Twitter censors edited videos that the right tweets on the platform, but Twitter allowed a “deceptively edited” video of Trump to go viral. Twitter came under fire for its hesitancy to remove a “deceptively edited” video of President Donald Trump from the platform. The video reportedly depicted him as “lost and disoriented,” according to The Daily Wire.