Tag Archives: Internet Freedom

On Censorship and Disinformation

By W.J. Astore Source: Bracing Views The best way to combat disinformation is with more and better information.  Censorship isn’t the answer. The Biden administration has reached a different conclusion, creating a “Disinformation Governance Board” under the Department of Homeland Security. … Continue reading

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The Facebook Team that Tried to Swing Nicaragua’s Election is Full of U.S. Spies

A tacit agreement between the government and Facebook appears to have been made: you can keep the profits, but we control the message. As such, a cynic might wonder what functional difference there is between Facebook and the national security … Continue reading

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‘Rules-Based International Order’ Means Washington-Based International Order

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com The US government has shut down multiple news media websites based in the Middle East, including Iran’s state-owned Press TV, and al-Masirah TV which is owned by the Houthi group Ansarullah in Yemen. The Department of Justice said … Continue reading

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US seizes PressTV.com and 32 other Iranian media website domains

By Kevin Reed Source: WSWS.org The Biden administration’s Department of Justice (DoJ) confirmed on Tuesday that the US had seized 33 websites affiliated with the Iranian Islamic Radio and Television Union (IRTVU) and three others operated by Kata’ib Hizballah (Hezbollah … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley Algorithm Manipulation Is The Only Thing Keeping Mainstream Media Alive

By Caitlin Johnstone Source: CaitlinJohnstone.com The emergence of the internet was met with hope and enthusiasm by people who understood that the plutocrat-controlled mainstream media were manipulating public opinion to manufacture consent for the status quo. The democratization of information-sharing was going to give rise to … Continue reading

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The New Normal “Reality” Police

By CJ Hopkins Source:  Off-Guardian So, according to Facebook and the Atlantic Council, I am now a “dangerous individual,” you know, like a “terrorist,” or a “serial murderer,” or “human trafficker,” or some other kind of “criminal.” Or I’ve been praising … Continue reading

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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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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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