Category Archives: freedom of speech

Techno-Censorship: The Slippery Slope from Censoring ‘Disinformation’ to Silencing Truth

By John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.”― George Orwell This is the slippery slope that leads … Continue reading

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Facebook hires ex-NATO press officer and social media censor Ben Nimmo as intel strategist

By Alan Macleod Source: The Grayzone Ben Nimmo, a former NATO press officer and current senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, has announced Facebook has hired him to “lead global threat intelligence strategy against influence operations” and “emerging threats.” Nimmo specifically named Russia, Iran … Continue reading

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To Conspiracy Theory or to Not Conspiracy Theory (That is the Question)

By Scott Owen Source: CounterPunch Ever since the words were first introduced, conspiracy theories have carried the weight and stigma of mysterious enigmas wrapped in multiple layers of intrigue, deception, black-ops and lies. The very notion of conspiracy theories is … Continue reading

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The Q-Word: Weapon of Choice for Smearing Opponents

By Trevor Scott FitzGibbon Source: Consortium News One of the most effective information-operation weapons during the 2016 presidential election was to smear political targets as “Russian bots” working on behalf of the Kremlin. Journalists were de-platformed, presidential candidates were smeared, and lives were … Continue reading

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Social Media’s Threat to Free Speech is Real

By Peter Van Buren Source: We Meant Well The interplay between the First Amendment and corporations like Twitter, Google, Amazon, Apple and Facebook is the most significant challenge to free speech in our lifetimes. Pretending a corporation with the reach … Continue reading

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YouTube Financially Deplatforms Swath Of Indie Media Accounts

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com The Google-owned video sharing platform YouTube has demonetized numerous independent media accounts, a jarring escalation in the steadily intensifying campaign against alternative news outlets online. Progressive commentators Graham Elwood, The Progressive Soapbox, The Convo Couch, Franc Analysis, Hannah Reloaded and Cyberdemon531 have all … Continue reading

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A domestic terrorism law? War on dissent will proceed full speed ahead

By Philip Giraldi Source: Strategic Culture Foundation What makes the current state of war against “terrorism” so dangerous is that the national security apparatus has been politicized, Phil Giraldi writes. President Joe Biden has already made it clear that legislation … Continue reading

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“At First I Thought it Was a Joke”: Academic Media Censorship Conference Censored by YouTube

The entire video record of the conference — estimated at around 24 hours of material — was mysteriously disappeared from YouTube say conference organizers. By Alan Macleod Source: Mint Press News An academic critical media literacy conference warning of the … Continue reading

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