On July 8, Wozniak did an interview with TMZ in the Reagan National Airport in D.C. where he expressed his Facebook privacy concerns. Wozniak told TMZ, “I worry because you’re having conversations that you think are private... You’re saying words that really shouldn’t be listened to, because you don’t expect it. But there’s almost no way to stop it.”
Retail companies feel threatened by the rise of tech monopolies. Walmart, Target, Best Buy and others wrote a 10 page letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on June 30. The letter begged the FTC to investigate Amazon and Google for antitrust violations. Business Insider says Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) was attempting to “capitalize on the growing hostility towards big tech in Washington D.C.”
Democrats are threatening to regulate Big Tech. But they’re saying it while their pockets are stuffed with donations from these companies. The House Judiciary Committee announced it was having a hearing concerning “Online Platforms and Market Power, Part 1: The Free and Diverse Press.” The hearing will be held on June 11, at 2:00 pm.
Silicon Valley is full of opportunities for political donations. But a Soros-funded organization wants to make sure any support goes to the correct side of the political spectrum.
Hate speech is the rallying cry of the left. And woe to any conservative who falls afoul of hate speech rules online.
At an Anti-Defamation League event on December 3, Apple CEO Tim Cook extolled the thought-policing standards of Apple and told the audience that anything resembling “division, hatred, or violence,” was not welcome on Apple platforms.
Twitter and Facebook aren’t the only tech companies accused of downplaying or demoting conservative media. Pastor James MacDonald posted a prayer on Facebook for President Donald Trump just before the new SCOTUS nominee was announced. His podcast, Walk in the Word, vanished from the Top 25 chart completely in a matter of 24 hours. According to CBN News, “In the past the podcast had never dipped below the Top 40, within 24 hours it wasn’t even making the Top 200.” Both CBN News and MacDonald wondered if Apple was“shadowbanning” the podcast.
If there’s one topic conservative Americans need to be relentlessly hit on the head with, it’s that they aren’t doing enough to understand that immigrants are the fabric of America. The talk of border security and proper paths of citizenship is dangerously prevalent today. Don’t worry though, the androids over at Apple will be helping with some cultural oversight.
Millions of Christians around the globe including world leaders like Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel, celebrated and remembered the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Even secular news outlets acknowledged that Luther and the Reformation helped “lay the foundations for the modern world,” “contributed to the expansion of literacy” and more.
Giving $1 million to the conservative-bashing Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) wasn’t enough for Apple. It is matching donations by its employees and using iTunes to encourage users to donate even more to the SPLC, which regularly depicts mainstream conservative organizations as “hate groups.”