The latest installment of the Twitter Files shows the way the FBI “primed” social media companies and legacy news organizations to censor the story about Hunter Biden’s laptop and the contents that show the Bidens were accepting tens of millions of dollars from Russian and Chinese business deals.
Twitter was turned into a cutout for the US Intelligence Community to create and amplify preferred narratives, while crushing others. The company had a direct line to a San Francisco-based FBI agent named Elvis Chan. Julie Kelly at American Greatness has more: According to a lawsuit filed by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt against numerous government agencies […]
China is wracked by protests amid it’s “zero Covid policy.” From the Financial Times: Just over a month ago, before Xi was crowned party leader for an unprecedented third term, a banner of anti-government slogans hung from a bridge in Beijing was enough to cause a social media storm for the few hours it stayed […]
In light of the report that social media companies censored Americans upon requests from government agencies, Representative Dan Bishop (R-NC) says Congress needs to examine the matter: “If they used threats or coercion, then that would be a violation of the First Amendment and it would be could be subject to criminal prosecution or lawsuits […]
Big Tech companies are rolling out their censorship tools ahead of the US midterm elections – promising to suppress content that they deem to be “misinformation.” Twitter and Meta (which owns Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp) are pledging to implement new and existing mechanisms to block stories, posts, pictures, memes, and comments that they deem to […]