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The Climate Censors
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The Climate Censors
June 9, 2021

I released a video in which some climate scientists argue that climate change is not a “crisis.” They believe people can adjust to changing temperatures. Twenty-five million people watched the video. But now Facebook will not show it to you because Emmanuel Vincent suddenly called it “partially false.”

Facebook’s Speech Suppression Argues for Repeal of Section 230 and a Facebook Stock Price of Zero
June 6, 2021

That’s something it boasts about. In April 2020, Facebook reports slapping “warnings” on 50 million COVID-19 items and adds that 95% of readers don’t seek the original content. It boasts that it “reduces the distribution” of information rated as “false” by its “fact-checkers.”

Facebook’s Speech Suppression Argues for Repeal of Section 230 and a Facebook Stock Price of Zero
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Israeli Intelligence Colludes With Facebook, Google to Censor Palestinian Voices
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Israeli Intelligence Colludes With Facebook, Google to Censor Palestinian Voices
May 23, 2021

Palestinians the world over have reported having their content being taken down and their social media accounts blocked on a host of platforms — including Facebook, Instagram and TikTok — for spurious reasons, including anti-hate speech violations.

Facebook, Social Media Giants Admit to Silencing Palestinian Voices Online
May 19, 2021

El-Kurd and her family are under threat of forcible displacement by Israel settlers and Israeli government forces from their home in Sheikh Jarrah, a neighborhood in Occupied East Jerusalem. Over the past week, Palestinians on the ground have documented both Israeli police brutality and settler violence.

Facebook, Social Media Giants Admit to Silencing Palestinian Voices Online
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Facebook: Genocide Is Cool but Don’t Threaten Our Profits
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Facebook: Genocide Is Cool but Don’t Threaten Our Profits
February 20, 2021

“Facebook’s willingness to block credible news sources also stands in sharp distinction to the company’s poor track record in addressing the spread of hateful content and disinformation on the platform.”

Facebook Hires ex-NATO Press Officer and Social Media Censor Ben Nimmo as Intel Strategist
February 12, 2021

Nimmo has previously worked for NATO and the Integrity Initiative, a covert UK govt troll farm. His move to Facebook suggests more censorship on the way for anti-establishment voices.

Facebook Hires ex-NATO Press Officer and Social Media Censor Ben Nimmo as Intel Strategist
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Birth of the Digital Oligarchy: The Trump Ban and the Social Media Ruse
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Birth of the Digital Oligarchy: The Trump Ban and the Social Media Ruse
January 17, 2021

In Yasha Levine’s seminal work, “Surveillance Valley,” the military origins of the Internet and the close relationship of social media companies to federal and local law enforcement are made patently clear.

Twitter’s Ban on Trump Will Only Deepen the U.S. Tribal Divide
January 15, 2021

Banning Trump from social media, whatever the intention, will inevitably look like an act of political suppression to his supporters, to potential supporters and even to some critics who worry about the precedent being set.

Twitter’s Ban on Trump Will Only Deepen the U.S. Tribal Divide
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