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Posted 14 August 2018 - 05:14 PM

Arbitrary de-platforming by tech giants proves the establishment is scared to death. 

 

The powerful folks accustomed to manipulating and shaping the world via narrative creation aren’t terrified about what Alex Jones says, they’re terrified that it’s popular. 

 

Two key events of the 21st century directly led to the present situation. The launching of the Iraq war based on false evidence spread by intelligence agencies, politicians and the media, and the decision to bail out bankers and protect them from jail in the aftermath of the financial crisis.

 

These two things created an environment of anger and distrust in which nearly anything becomes possible politically and socially. Trump and Alex Jones are symptoms of a failing ruling class.  

 

 

 

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Posted 14 August 2018 - 05:30 PM

GOOGLE IS PLANNING to launch a censored version of its search engine in China that will blacklist websites and search terms about human rights, democracy, religion, and peaceful protest, 

 

 

 

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Posted 27 August 2018 - 04:23 AM

How it Feels When YouTube Disappears Your Video

 

This action took the censorship of conservative views from the distant realm of somebody else’s experience to one of my very own. 

 

A conservative YouTube user uploads content, is anonymously accused – possibly by a bot running an algorithm – found guilty, and sentenced in a matter of a few hours. There is zero transparency. Not only is there no appeal, but also no explanation of what the alleged infraction even was. A defense is not possible. It’s like a secret star chamber form of in-justice. 

 

 

 

 

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Posted 09 September 2018 - 07:19 AM

Jimmy Kimmel Cracks First Daughter Ivanka Trump Incest “Joke” — Still Has Twitter Page and YouTube Account (VIDEO)

 

 

 

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Posted 21 September 2018 - 05:10 PM

Le Pen and psychiatrist, Alex Jones and PayPal
 
France and the U.S. are turning into full-blown totalitarian countries
 
A judge orders a psychiatric evaluation of Marine Le Pen
 
Needless to say, this is a theme that we remember extremely well from the totalitarian communism. The communists were routinely abusing the courts and the psychiatric asylums that were used as a form of prison for the dissidents. 
 
PayPal, the global monopoly in smaller online payments, has refused to serve Alex Jones and Infowars, too. PayPal is how they were collecting donations and selling the supplements 
 
Feel free to disagree with Alex Jones – I would surely disagree with a big part of what he's saying. But your disagreement just doesn't give you the right to rob him of his basic civic rights, to cut him off from the basic infrastructure of the civilization 
 
 
 

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Posted 13 October 2018 - 05:50 AM

Facebook has purged more dissident political media pages today, this time under the pretense of protecting its users from “inauthentic activity”.  

 

The people censored respond:

 

“For those of you who read what I write, you know that I did not violate any standards,” writes Terresa Monroe-Hamilton, whose personal profile and Facebook page for her political blog NoisyRoom.net were both deleted. “In fact, I don’t send out most of what I write. I send on big news links and a few memes. It was enough to get me banned and the pages are simply gone.”

 

“Facebook took down my page with nearly 70,000 followers, labeling it as ‘spam,’ when I have spent 4 years working to build that page up and using it to post the articles I wrote and videos of my reporting,” tweeted RT America’s Rachel Blevins. “This is so incredibly wrong and is affecting hundreds of similar pages.”

 

“And just like that 5 + years of hard work promoting ideas of peace and freedom have been erased,” wrote a Facebook user called John Liberty, who lost multiple pages about police accountability, cannabis legalization and libertarianism. 

"Those who demanded Facebook & other Silicon Valley giants censor political content - something they didn't actually want to do - are finding that content that they themselves support & like end up being repressed. That's what has happened to every censorship advocate in history:"

 

 

 

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Posted 23 October 2018 - 07:05 AM

Supreme Court Takes Case That Could End Internet Censorship, Expand First Amendment 

 

Manhattan Community Access Corp. v. Halleck, No. 17-702, the case that it has agreed to take, will decide if the private operator of a public access network is considered a state actor, CNBC reported.

 

The case could affect how companies like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google and YouTube are governed. If the Court were to issue a far-reaching ruling it could subject such companies to First Amendment lawsuits and force them to allow a much broader scope of free speech from its users. 

 

 

 

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