26 August 2020 — The Electronic Intifada
21 August 2020 — crimethinc.
And the Digital Censorship to Come
15 August 2020 — Caitlin Johnson
In what it calls an effort to make itself “a more reliable source for election-related news and information,” YouTube has announced that it will be removing “content that contains hacked information, the disclosure of which may interfere with democratic processes, such as elections and censuses.”
16 July 2020 — Black Agenda Report
It should not surprise anyone that China would take protective measures against the threat of U.S. imperialism in the realm of cyber technology.
“Censorship in the United States is rampant but the Great American Firewall is rarely discussed.”
17 July 2020 — The Intercept by Sam Biddle
LEVERAGING CLOSE TIES to Twitter, controversial artificial intelligence startup Dataminr helped law enforcement digitally monitor the protests that swept the country following the killing of George Floyd, tipping off police to social media posts with the latest whereabouts and actions of demonstrators, according to documents reviewed by The Intercept and a source with direct knowledge of the matter.
2 July 2020 — Children’s Health Defense
Children’s Health Defense has been accused of spreading vaccine “misinformation”, but it’s the government and major media who are deceiving the public.
By Jeremy R. Hammond and the Children’s Health Defense Team
In November 2019, the Washington Post and other major news media accused Children’s Health Defense (CHD) of using Facebook advertisements to spread “misinformation” about vaccines. The basis for these accusations, which have since continued, is a study published in the prestigious medical journal Vaccine that named CHD as a top buyer of vaccine-related Facebook ads. What the media failed to inform the public, however, is that the government-funded authors of this study failed to identify even a single example of a Facebook ad from CHD that contained any misinformation.
18 June 2020 — Global Research
14 January 2020 — The Mind Unleashed
The Trump administration is ramping up its information war by suspending accounts and removing content.
(TMU) — Instagram and its parent company Facebook are removing posts that appear to be in support of the late Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani in order to comply with U.S. sanctions, a company spokesperson recently told CNN.