Tag: big-tech

Twitter has censored Dr. Martin Kulldorff claiming his dissenting viewpoint is COVID-19 misinformation. People enjoy the sunshine in Endcliffe Park in Sheffield, northern England, on March 31, 2021. England's third Covid-19 lockdown restrictions eased on March 29, allowing groups of up to six people to meet outside.
Twitter Censors Harvard Professor and Epidemiologist for ‘COVID-19 Misinformation’
Social media giant Twitter has continued to flex its power to censor information by silencing a renowned Harvard professor and epidemiologist who expressed a perspective on COVID-19 vaccines, which was scientifically validated, but contrary to...
Hungary's Minister of Justice Judit Varga arrives for the Informal Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial Meeting in Zagreb on January 23, 2020.
Hungary’s Justice Minister Apprehensive About Big Tech Forcing Society ‘Into a Bubble’
The Hungarian government voiced concerns about a recent trend where the Big Tech cartel dominates public opinion through arbitrary enforcement of censorship policies.  Judit Varga, Hungarian Minister of Justice, stated that if the government fails...
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis looks on during the third round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2021 in Augusta, Georgia. DeSantis blasts YouTube for removing a roundtable session with four doctors which challenged the “consensus” narrative on masking and lockdowns.
DeSantis Blasts YouTube Over Removal of Science Roundtable That Challenged ‘Consensus’
Florida’s Governor, Ron DeSantis, put Google-controlled YouTube on blast after the streaming giant censored a roundtable discussion between DeSantis, three ivy-league professors, and a former White House Coronavirus Task Force member challenging the wisdom of...
With a growing concern among the U.S. public about how much power Big Tech companies have, some concerned politicians and experts are in the process of trying to rein in the conglomerate.
Biden Administration Poses to Check Big Tech with FTC, NEC Nominations
With growing concern among the U.S. public about how much power Big Tech companies have, some concerned politicians and experts are trying to rein in the conglomerates. President Joe Biden’s administration recently nominated and appointed...
The governor of Texas, Republican Greg Abbott, plans to sign into law a bill that will prevent social media platforms from censoring the state's citizens' posts.
Texas Cracks Down on Big Tech Censorship with New Bill
The governor of Texas, Republican Greg Abbott, plans to sign into law a bill that will prevent social media platforms from censoring the state’s citizens’ posts. After declaring that censorship won’t be tolerated in the...
Volunteers help roll up a giant banner printed with the Preamble to the United States Constitution during a demonstration against the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling at the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall October 20, 2010 in Washington, DC
Unreleased Congressional Report Finds No Evidence Online Speech Increases Hate Crimes
An unreleased U.S. government report has found there is no evidence that freedom of speech leads to an increase in hate crimes.  The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) completed a...
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis gives updates about the state's response to the coronavirus pandemic during a press conference on April 17, 2020 in Fort Lauderdale. A DeSantis Executive Order eliminated all fines from COVID-19 lockdown measure enforcement by county and city government officials.
State of Florida Cracks Down on Beijing’s ‘Economic Infiltration’
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced a focused effort to crack down on what he calls “meticulous and deliberate” Chinese Communist Party (CCP) economic infiltration in his state during a press conference on Monday, March 1....
Steven Guilbeault, Canada’s Heritage Minister, recently revealed that his country plans to join Australia’s fight against big tech by making platforms like Facebook compensate Canadian news publishers for content.
Containing Big Tech: Canada to Follow Australia’s Lead on Facebook News Content
Steven Guilbeault, Canada’s Heritage Minister, recently revealed that his country plans to join Australia’s fight against big tech by making platforms like Facebook compensate Canadian news publishers for content. Canada might model its law on...
Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey gestures while interacting with students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in New Delhi on November 12, 2018. Twitter’s market capitalization has increased by more than $16 billion since banning Donald Trump from its platform.
Twitter Stock Rises Over $16 Billion 40 Days After Banning Trump
Social media giant Twitter (NYSE: TWTR) shares unexpectedly skyrocketed to a new all-time high of $74.96 on Friday, Feb. 19, breaking the record set in 2013 during the second month of the company’s debut on...
Brad Smith, President of Microsoft, speaks onstage during the 2019 Concordia Annual Summit - Day 1 at Grand Hyatt New York on September 23, 2019 in New York City
Microsoft Sees Business, Political Opportunity in Break from Big Tech on AU News Legislation
Microsoft has dissented from its big tech cohorts, Facebook and Twitter, in decrying Australia’s proposed legislation which will require social media and tech companies to pay news publishers for using their content. The Redmond software...
According to a recent report by Brietbart, big tech giant Google has been increasing the powers of censorship it gives to moderators, following along with other big tech companies who are becoming less and less ashamed about censoring content.
Google Follows Big Tech Lead in Information Censorship
According to a recent report by Breitbart, big tech giant Google has been increasing the powers of censorship it gives to moderators, following other big tech companies who are becoming less and less ashamed about...
On Thursday, Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) unveiled her antitrust proposal aimed at reducing monopoly power in the United States.
Klobuchar’s Antitrust Bill Against Big Tech
On Thursday, Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) unveiled her antitrust bill to reduce Big Tech’s monopoly power in the United States. Klobuchar is the incoming head of the United States Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition...