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Big Government and Big Tech versus the Internet and everyone

By Thomas L. Knapp Source: Intrepid Report Governments around the world began trying to bring the Internet under control as soon as they realized the danger to their power represented by unfettered public access to, and exchange of, information. From … Continue reading

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The Alt-Media Has Way More Fun than the Mainstream Media

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The corporate-state media lives in terror that the truth will somehow leak out of the corporate-Imperial fortress, imperiling their jobs and perks. It’s not exactly news that the Alternative Media is under … Continue reading

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‘Highly Disturbing’: Facebook Blocks Viral Video Outlets Critical of US Foreign Policy and Corporate Media

Journalists and free speech advocates are calling out the social media giant for shuttering the pages after CNN inquired about Berlin-based media company Maffick’s funding from the Russian government By Jessica Corbett Source: Common Dreams Journalists and advocates of press … Continue reading

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The Dystopian Future of Facebook

By Mark Kernan Source: CounterPunch This year Facebook filed two very interesting patents in the US. One was a patent for emotion recognition technology; which recognises human emotions through facial expressions and so can therefore assess what mood we are … Continue reading

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FACEBOOK’S PURGE OF POLITICAL PAGES FUELS DELUSION OF INSURGENT THREATS TO DEMOCRACY

By Kevin Gosztola Source: ShadowProof Facebook’s purge of more than 500 pages and 250 accounts ahead of midterm elections in the United States represents a massive trend to police social media activity in ways that put freedom of expression at … Continue reading

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Amazon and Apple: Wall Street’s Trillion Dollar Babies

By Dean Baker Source: CounterPunch Last month Amazon joined Apple, becoming the second company in the world to have a $1 trillion market capitalization. Amazon’s accomplishment didn’t cause quite as much celebration as Apple’s – it pays to be number … Continue reading

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That Facebook Will Turn to Censoring the Left Isn’t a Worry—It’s a Reality

By Alan Macloud Source: FAIR On August 6, a number of giant online media companies, including Facebook, YouTube, Apple, Spotify and Pinterest, took the seemingly coordinated decision to remove all content from Alex Jones and his media outlet Infowars from their platforms. Jones, perhaps the internet’s most notorious … Continue reading

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Facebook escalates censorship of left-wing, anti-war organizations

By Andre Damon Source: WSWS.org One year ago this week, the World Socialist Web Site published an open letter to search monopoly Google demanding that it end its censorship of the internet. The letter documented that a change in Google’s … Continue reading

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