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

TechWatch
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

TechWatch
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’

TechWatch
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.

Wicker Whacks Dorsey for Enabling Muslim Dictator, Chinese Propaganda

TechWatch
October 28th, 2020 11:59 AM

The Chairman of a massive Big Tech hearing slammed the CEO of Twitter for enabling dictators’ calls for violence and Chinese COVID-19 propaganda while censoring President Donald Trump.

Facebook Starts Political Ad Freeze, Will Clamp Down After Election

TechWatch
October 27th, 2020 4:22 PM

With the election only one week away, Facebook appears to be taking its self-proclaimed role of truth-guardian even more seriously.
Facebook, starting today, has frozen political ads until Election Day, when it plans to block all political ads on the platform, according to The Washington Post.

Big Tech Hearing Demands Answers for Censorship of NY Post

TechWatch
October 27th, 2020 12:22 PM

Three Big Tech CEOs are headed to the Senate to testify tomorrow October 28 in the midst of the worst example of online censorship this election. Republican senators are ready for a fight. The hearing has gained attention following Twitter’s censorship and Facebook’s suppression of the New York Post story that claimed to expose alleged corrupt dealings of Democratic…

Facebook, Google Pledged $700M to ‘Buy Off the Press’ Since 2018

Business
October 26th, 2020 10:53 AM

If the liberal media’s relative silence towards Facebook and Google’s Orwellian behavior this electoral cycle seemed deafening, perhaps it's because many outlets have received big loads of cash from them.

Facebook Launches Oversight Board, Now Taking Cases

TechWatch
October 23rd, 2020 2:54 PM

Facebook has now added a new level to its censorship process. On October 22, Facebook announced that its Oversight Board (the Board) will now be taking cases for review, less than two weeks before the presidential election.

Senate Judiciary Committee Votes to Subpoena Facebook, Twitter CEOs

TechWatch
October 22nd, 2020 4:03 PM

Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination passed the Senate Judiciary Committee in a hearing today, which will soon go to the Senate floor for a vote. But that was not the only item on the agenda. The Senate Judiciary Committee (the Committee) also voted to issue subpoenas to Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, which will require both to testify regarding Twitter’s censorship…

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Scarborough Rants Against 'Stupid' Media Caring About Conservatives

October 20th, 2020 3:03 PM

With just over two weeks until Election Day, leftist media pundits are running out of time to boost Joe Biden’s poll numbers. Realizing that the polls are not currently projecting a “landslide” victory for Biden, the frustrated co-hosts of MSNBC’s Morning Joe needed to let off some steam. Wallowing in pre-election anxiety Monday morning, they kicked off the show with a flurry of…

Senate Judiciary Committee to Vote on Twitter CEO Subpoena Tuesday

TechWatch
October 19th, 2020 2:37 PM

Nothing to see here. Twitter may want to move on from the firestorm of criticism it received following last week’s censorship of a bombshell New York Post article, but the Senate GOP has not forgotten about it.

Facebook Policy Communications director Andy Stone announced on Twitter that Facebook would “reduce [the story’s] distribution on our platform,” when the bombshell story broke…

GOP Lawmakers LIVID Over Twitter, Facebook Censorship of NYPost Story

TechWatch
October 15th, 2020 3:39 PM

Leading Republicans were furious following the Twitter and Facebook dumpster fire of censorship yesterday. Both sites censored an article from the New York Post, which claimed to expose the alleged corrupt dealings of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden in Ukraine. Twitter disabled the link and Facebook reduced the story’s circulation on their…

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Facebook and Twitter Contribute Over 90% to Dems

Business
October 15th, 2020 11:20 AM

Wondering why Facebook and Twitter snapped into the full-on Orwellian Ministry of Truth by censoring the New York Post bombshell on Hunter Biden? Donation records may help explain that. 

Facebook Critics to Launch Counter, ‘Real’ Oversight Board

TechWatch
September 25th, 2020 3:56 PM

No matter how much content Facebook censors, the left always seems to want the platform to censor more. Facebook is preparing to launch its new Facebook Oversight Board, which CEO Mark Zuckerburg described as a “Supreme Court” for the platform, according to NBC News. Leftist critics, however, appear to have some problems with Facebook’s new board and are forming their own.