Russiagate McCarthyism Led To Internet Censorship Of The Anti-War And Social Justice Movement

By Staff, -

The anti-Trump movement is not simply a progressive movement against a rightwing president, but also carries within it a rightwing current. Progressive minded people fight against Trump’s racist [...]

Civil Society Groups Ask Facebook To Provide Method To Appeal Censorship

By Staff, -

San Francisco—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and more than 70 human and digital rights groups called on Mark Zuckerberg today to add real transparency and accountability to Facebook’s [...]

‘Brutally Honest’: Public Outcry Forces Facebook To Stop Banning Pics Of Starving Yemeni Girl

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A backlash prompted Facebook to stop removing posts featuring a photo of an emaciated seven-year-old Yemeni girl, which accompanied a harrowing New York Times report from the war-torn country. [...]

Facebook Censorship Of Alternative Media “Just the Beginning,” Says Top Neocon Insider

By Max Blumenthal and Jeb Sprague, -

This October, Facebook and Twitter deleted the accounts of hundreds of users, including many alternative media outlets maintained by American users. Among those wiped out in the coordinated purge [...]

Facebook Is Not Your Friend

By Glen Ford, -

Facebook has declared war on political dissent. In a rash of purges last week, the behemoth corporation banned 30 pages, with a total of 22 million fans, on the grounds that the accounts were [...]

Illinois Prisons Sued For Unconstitutional Ban On LGBTQ Literature

By Elizabeth Weill-Greenberg, -

The Uptown People’s Law Center and the MacArthur Justice Center filed a lawsuit on October 17 that alleges Illinois prisons are censoring correspondence and publications that have been mailed to [...]

In Latest Fit Of Censorship, Facebook Deletes Video Detailing Brutal Legacy Of Christopher Columbus

By Jon Queally, -

With nothing but a vague "violation of community standards" note and offering no ability to appeal the decision, Facebook has once again blocked a piece of critical journalism—this time a short [...]

Social Media Censorship Intensifies

By Kurt Nimmo, -

The midterm election is being used as an excuse to purge social media accounts and thus reduce traffic to websites on the target list. First it was alt-right figures like Milo Yiannopoulos and [...]

Army Capt. Brittany DeBarros Under Scrutiny For Tweeting Facts

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US Army Capt. Brittany DeBarros has taken to social media to share some basic facts about our country’s endless wars, and the impact those are having both abroad and at home. The July 20th [...]

The EU’s Looming Internet Catastrophe

By Cory Doctorow, Activist Post. -

In exactly one week, the European Parliament will hold a crucial debate and vote on a proposal so terrible, it can only be called an extinction-level event for the Internet as we know it. At [...]

That Facebook Will Turn To Censoring The Left Isn’t A Worry—It’s A Reality

By Alan Macleod, -

On August 6, a number of giant online media companies, including Facebook, YouTube, Apple, Spotify and Pinterest, took the seemingly coordinated decision to remove all content from Alex Jones and [...]

US Sanctions Shut Down ‘The Empire Files’ With Abby Martin

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As a result of the latest US sanctions against Venezuela, The Empire Files has been forced to completely shut down operations. The Empire Files, which airs on TeleSUR throughout Latin America and [...]

In Private Meeting, Facebook Exec Warns News Outlets To Cooperate Or End Up Dying In ‘Hospice’

By Jake Johnson, -

During a closed-door and off-the-record meeting last week, top Facebook executive Campbell Brown reportedly warned news publishers that refusal to cooperate with the tech behemoth's efforts to [...]

In A Corporatist System Of Government, Corporate Censorship Is State Censorship

By Caitlin Johnstone, -

Today Twitter has silenced three important anti-war voices on its platform: it has suspended Daniel McAdams, the executive director of the Ron Paul Institute, suspended Scott Horton of the Scott [...]

Venezuelanalysis: Official Statement On Facebook’s Removal Of Our Page

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On Thursday morning our Facebook page was arbitrarily "unpublished" by Facebook with no warning or explanation, apart from a standard message informing us that we had allegedly violated the [...]