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Censorship: Microsoft won’t label posts as true or false, like other companies

Censorship: Microsoft won’t label posts as true or false, like other companies

“I don’t think that people want governments to tell them what’s true or false,” Smith said when asked about Microsoft’s role in defining disinformation. “And I don’t think they’re really interested in having tech companies tell them either.” Source: Microsoft Won’t Label Fake News as False in Attempt to Avoid ‘Censorship’ Cries – Bloomberg

Thought police: Facebook said to have spied on private messages and reported anyone questioning the 2020 election to the FBI

Thought police: Facebook said to have spied on private messages and reported anyone questioning the 2020 election to the FBI

According to the Department of Justice (unnamed sources), the FB rummaged through everyone’s private messages and determined if they expressed anti-government ideas or questioned the 2020 election results, and if so, turned them over to the FBI. Facebook has been spying on the private messages and data of American users and reporting them to the FBI if they express anti-government or anti-authority sentiments — or question the 2020 election — according to sources within the Department of Justice. Under the FBI collaboration operation, somebody…

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Is “pretty privilege” a “thing” on social media platforms?

Is “pretty privilege” a “thing” on social media platforms?

Is “pretty privilege” real on social media? There are strong hints that it is a real issue. Some of it may come from how users select videos, which trains the “algorithm” in your likes, but others have said that the algorithms are intentionally designed to minimize views of videos with “non pretty” people.

Tiwtter is a highly automated censorship platform

Tiwtter is a highly automated censorship platform

The primary purpose of Twitter is to censor viewpoints that do not agree with government guidelines. The secondary purpose is to censor the distribution of official government data that disagrees with “conventional wisdom”.

Twitter is utter garbage.

Government gets around 1st Amendment via Censorship by proxy

Government gets around 1st Amendment via Censorship by proxy

The government pressured Twitter, Facebook, Google and others to suspend accounts of persons – even legitimate experts – who shared information online that did not agree with the CDC’s rules issued by technocrats. This became censorship via proxy – and is likely unconstitutional.

Oregon Supreme Court says businesses can sue those who post online reviews

Oregon Supreme Court says businesses can sue those who post online reviews

Specifically, Oregon distinguishes between “journalists” who receive enhanced protection for lawsuits, and citizens, who do not have the same free speech protections. The state’s highest court declined to extend certain free speech protections available to the media to ordinary people, batting down arguments that anyone with an internet connection and an opinion now acts as a journalist. Source: Online reviewers in Oregon on notice: Supreme Court declines to offer ordinary people higher media protection from libel suits – oregonlive.com As…

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