Syrian American Council’s Pressure Campaign To Censor One of Its Major Critics

By Alexander Rubinstein, Mintpressnews.com -

“Clearly these regime change lobbyists want to burn my book because it exposes their own cynical tactics.” – Max Blumenthal The Syrian American Council and a collection of pro-war lobbyists have [...]

After Pressure On Twitter, Christine Assange’s Account Is Restored

By Consortium News. -

Christine Assange, the mother of WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange, had her Twitter account restored more than 24 hours after it was abruptly restricted by the social media [...]

Twitter Restricts Account Of Julian Assange’s Mother

By Joe Lauria, Consortiumnews.com -

The Twitter account of Christine Assange, the mother of the arbitrarily detained founder of WikiLeaks, has been restricted, she told Consortium News on Tuesday. “My Twitter account has been [...]

Hey America, Here’s What Your Budget Buys + Big Brother’s New Censorship Tool

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

Rob from the poor to give to our wars. We take a dive into the grotesque sludge that is Trump's proposed budget - and why we should really care regardless of whether it passes Congress or not. [...]

Facebook Bans Zero Hedge

By Tyler Durden, Zerohedge.com -

Over the weekend, we were surprised to learn that some readers were prevented by Facebook when attempting to share Zero Hedge articles. Subsequently it emerged that virtually every attempt to [...]

Censoring The Realities Of War

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

When director-producer Peter Jackson’s World War I film, “They Shall Not Grow Old,” which miraculously transforms grainy, choppy black-and-white archival footage from the war into a modern 3D [...]

Twitter Erupts After 2,000 Pro-Venezuelan Accounts Are Deleted

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

A total of 1,196 social media accounts based in Venezuela suspected of “influencing domestic audiences.” Nearly 2,000 pro-Venezuelan Twitter accounts have been removed for “engaging in a [...]

Washington Post Tries To Take Down Parody Site Announcing Trump’s Resignation

By Kit Walsh, Eff.org -

If you were in Washington, D.C. last week, you had a chance to be one of the lucky recipients of a parody newspaper spoofing the Washington Post and crowing about the “Unpresidented” flight of [...]

How A NeoCon-Backed “Fact Checker” Plans To Wage War On Independent Media

By Whitney Webb, Blackagendareport.com -

Soon after the social media “purge” of independent media sites and pages this past October, a top neoconservative insider — Jamie Fly — was caught stating that the mass deletion of [...]

Canadian Police Block Journalists From Covering Indigenous Pipeline Protest

By Andrew Emett, Nationofchange.org -

While arresting indigenous pipeline protesters in northern British Columbia, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) recently began prohibiting reporters from covering the demonstrations. In [...]

Facebook’s Leaked Content Moderation Documents Reveal Serious Problems

By Gaurav Shukla, Gadgets.ndtv.com -

Facebook's thousands of content moderators worldwide rely on a bunch of unorganised PowerPoint presentations and Excel spreadsheets to decide what content to allow on the social network, revealed [...]

Screws Get Tighter: Twitter Suspends #NoWarInSpace

By Bruce Gagnon, Space For Peace -

The corporate directed screws are getting tighter.  Info has power and Mr. Big is feeling the heat from an increasingly informed and connected global population.  The Internet is now being caged [...]

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

By Staff, Chicagoalbasolidarity.wordpress.com -

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, Eff.org -

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

By Staff, Rt.com -

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. [...]