The good news, if there is any, is that Twitter and the other social media monopolies cannot completely staunch the flow of contrarian information. There are just too many participants.
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“Factcheckers” provide cover for Facebook to remove content they find politically disagreeable. They target inconvenient truths as “misinformation,” yet exercise leniency for anything that supports their ideology.
If Patrisse Khan-Cullors wants to ride the latest leftist/corporate psyop to riches, flaunting her hypocrisy and laughing all the way to the bank, that’s nothing new. But why is Twitter protecting her from criticism?
What YouTube is considering must be seen in the context of what YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, and all the major platforms have been doing since at least 2016, which is to consciously manipulate public opinion.
Perhaps, as Gab is considering, it will become necessary for right-of-center crowdfunding sites, along with all right-of-center websites that engage in internet commerce, to start up their own banks.
For a variety of reasons, Greene’s voice should be heard. To respect the First Amendment. To adhere to the Section 230 exemptions. And most of all, to offer equal time.
Dr. Carol Swain is joined by a growing army of black conservatives that recognize the impossibility of enforcing equality of outcome instead of providing equality of opportunity.
Gab has shown extraordinary resourcefulness in keeping its technology infrastructure independent. It will be interesting to see if they can do the same with their financial infrastructure.
Once Urban Dictionary removed “Blue Anon,” dozens of replacement definitions went up. Such is the nature of memes and hashtags. When they strike a chord, they attract harmonious refrains too numerous to silence.
When establishment institutions censor the speeches of a former U.S. president, at the same time as they censor countless other counter-narratives of obvious integrity, they destroy faith in American institutions.