U.S. adopts Russian-style censorship program, aimed at social media platforms

U.S. adopts Russian-style censorship program, aimed at social media platforms

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Who gets to define what is “misinformation”?

Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy sent a formal request for information Thursday to major tech companies demanding data on “misinformation” related to the COVID-19 vaccine and the virus itself, The New York Times reported.

The request demanded the companies provide data on “exactly how many users saw or may have been exposed to instances of Covid-19 misinformation,” as well as the particular demographics most affected by misleading information, according to the NYT. Murthy also reportedly demanded data on the sources of COVID-19 misinformation, particularly related to discredited treatments for the virus

Source: Surgeon General Demands Tech Companies Hand Over Data On COVID-19 ‘Misinformation’

This is the Sovietization of the US government strong arming First Amendment protected speech.

Not long ago, the official government statements about Covid-19 were flat out wrong:

I have many more examples. Hundreds of them, in fact.

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