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People Who Support Internet Censorship Are Infantile Narcissists

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com As of this writing, journalist Ford Fischer is still completely demonetized on YouTube as the result of a new set of rules that were put in place because of some doofy Twitter drama between some unfunny asshole named Steven Crowder and … Continue reading

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The Trust Project: Big Media and Silicon Valley’s Weaponized Algorithms Silence Dissent

Given the Trust Project’s rich-get-richer impact on the online news landscape, it is not surprising to find that it is funded by a confluence of tech oligarchs and powerful forces with a clear stake in controlling the flow of news. … Continue reading

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Zuck’s New Scam

Don’t buy into Facebook’s pivot to privacy By Lizzie O’Shea Source: The Baffler THE RHETORIC AT FACEBOOK—the largest social media platform in the world—is changing. In 2010, Mark Zuckerberg claimed that privacy was no longer a “social norm.” Today, the … Continue reading

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Surveillance Capitalism

By John Bucher Source: Adbusters The alarm beside your bed rings, triggered by an event in your calendar. The smart thermostat in your bedroom senses your motion and turns on the hot water, reporting your movements to a central database … Continue reading

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Stick to the Plan

Reclaiming central planning from the clutches of corporations By Brendan James Source: The Baffler What do you think the Russians talk about in their councils of state—Karl Marx? They get out their linear programming charts, statistical decision theories, minimax solutions, … Continue reading

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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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