Sens. Lee, Cruz, Hawley, Blackburn BASH Big Tech Censorship at Hearing

TechWatch
November 17th, 2020 4:26 PM

Senate Republicans were not taking any excuses about censorship of conservatives from two Big Tech CEOs who appeared before the Senate once again. The Nov. 17 hearing, entitled “Breaking the News: Censorship, Suppression, and the 2020 Election,” featured testimony from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Sen. Hirono Pressures Social Media CEO's to Ban Trump

TechWatch
November 17th, 2020 3:52 PM

During Tuesday's Senate Judiciary hearing, Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) asked the CEO’s of Facebook and Twitter if President Donald Trump would still be allowed on their platforms “after he stops being president.” Hirono asked the CEOs: “I wonder, what are both of you prepared to do regarding Donald Trump’s use of your platforms after he stops being president? Will he still be deemed…

Sen. Josh Hawley Skewers Social Media Firms as ‘Robber Barons’

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November 17th, 2020 1:54 PM

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) raked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over the coals in a Nov. 17 Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. “You’re the robber barons,” said Hawley to both Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. “Your companies are the most powerful companies in the world and I’m going to talk about how you’re coordinating together to control information.”

Senator Mike Lee Torches Big Tech for History of One-Sided ‘Mistakes’

TechWatch
November 17th, 2020 1:52 PM

On Tuesday, Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) raked Facebook and Twitter over the coals at a hearing for having a history of “mistakes” that overwhelmingly appear to target conservatives.

Cruz: Dems’ Censorship Demands of Big Tech Are ‘Totalitarian Instinct’

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November 17th, 2020 1:33 PM

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) slammed Democrats during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing over their calls for social media platforms to increase censorship. “There is an absolute silence for Democrats speaking out for the citizens silenced by Big Tech.” Cruz said. “Instead, there is a demand: use even more power to silence dissent, and that’s a totalitarian instinct that I think is very…

Cornyn: ‘Glad to Hear’ Zuckerberg, Dorsey Open to Section 230 Reform

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November 17th, 2020 11:52 AM

During a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, the CEO’s from both Facebook and Twitter agreed that reforms to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is a necessary step forward for social media platforms.

Senate GOP Set for Round 2 Fighting with Dorsey, Zuckerberg

TechWatch
November 16th, 2020 3:51 PM

GOP senators are ready to go on the attack against two Big Tech CEOs at a Senate hearing tomorrow about how online censorship influenced the election.

 

The hearing, entitled “Breaking the News: Censorship, Suppression, and the 2020 Election,” will feature testimony from Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and Senate Republicans are ready for round…

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Shhh: Twitter Donations to Dems Now Exceed 99 Percent

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November 5th, 2020 4:12 PM

The harbingers about Twitter’s Orwellian censorship of President Donald Trump and conservatives during the election have already come true. Donation records may help explain the reason.

‘I’m Scared:’ Twitter Employees Melt Down Over Potential Biden Loss

TechWatch
November 4th, 2020 12:30 PM

While no one knows who won the presidential election yet, Twitter employees and other Big Tech players are upset that Republicans even have a fighting chance. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey liked a tweet that said, “[Y]ang would have won.” But his employees tweeted out their raw leftist reactions as the polls closed on Nov. 3.

Exclusive: Top 8 Ways Big Tech Has Tried to Fix the Election

TechWatch
November 2nd, 2020 1:34 PM

Big Tech has worked hard to influence the 2020 presidential election to aid the left. The major social media sites have restricted conservative content, censored the president of the United States and even silenced content from a major news organization because it embarrassed the Democrat nominee.

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Nets Censor Senate Hearing on Big Tech Censorship of Hunter Story

October 28th, 2020 8:49 PM

There was some heavy censorship inception occurring on the broadcast networks Wednesday evening, as they censored the Senate hearing called to address Big Tech censorship of conservatives and stories damaging to Democratic nominee Joe Biden on their platforms. Instead, ABC’s World News Tonight, the CBS Evening News, and NBC Nightly News all boasted about Biden…

Wicker, Cruz, Thune SLAM Big Tech CEOs for Online Censorship

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October 28th, 2020 3:10 PM

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) accused Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey of making a "false" statement "under oath" at a hearing on Big Tech censorship. The senator complained that Dorsey said the bombshell “@nypost story alleging Biden’s CCP corruption” could be tweeted. “Still blocked,” tweeted Cruz. The fallout was the perfect top to a contentious hearing. Senate Republicans had been itching to confront…

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Tech CEO’s Struggle to Give Single Example of Liberal Censorship

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October 28th, 2020 2:00 PM

CEO’s from Twitter and Facebook struggled to provide one example of a liberal being censored on their respective platforms during a Senate hearing about Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act. “I’m just asking you if you can name for me one high-profile liberal person or company who you have censored,” Lee stated. “I just want one name of one person or one entity.”

Dem Asks Big Tech to Censor MORE, Decries Trump 'Propaganda Parrots’

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October 28th, 2020 1:09 PM

In a hearing about Big Tech censorship, one Democrat called for more censorship against opinions and information he dislikes. Democrat Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) condemned Trump’s “propaganda parrots” on Fox News and his fellow conservatives for “peddling a myth” at a Big Tech hearing.