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Having Sucked America Dry, Tech Giants Seek New Markets Beyond Reach of US Antitrust Laws

An aggressive push to consolidate companies in the tech sector, coupled with the world’s ever-increasing dependence on digital platforms and tools, is quickly leading to a crisis of sovereignty.

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Big Tech Firms are Using Automation to Censor News About the Coronavirus

Social media is awash with people angry that their posts have been removed for no legitimate reason. MintPress was no exception, with a story about Cuba’s response to the coronavirus flagged and blocked.

Big Tech Firms are Using Automation to Censor News About the Coronavirus

Big tech is again attempting to define the range of acceptable political discussion on its platforms; this week YouTube announced a number of changes in the face of the global COVID-19 pandemic, chief among those being that automated systems, rather than humans, will predominantly be authorizing or removing content in the foreseeable future. “As

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Buttigieg Campaign Aggressively Targeting Progressive Activists, Media

Between efforts to censor information critical of Buttigieg on social media and harass independent media outlets and their reporters at his rallies, it appears that a concerted effort is underway to control the narrative around the DNC primaries

Buttigieg Campaign Aggressively Targeting Progressive Activists, Media

After the scandal surrounding the recent Iowa Caucus, the 2020 presidential campaign of Pete Buttigieg claimed victory and benefited substantially from the contested outcome by surging in the polls ahead of the New Hampshire primary, which is set to take place on Wednesday. Buttigieg’s victory lap and post-Iowa boost were largely regarded with

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Big Tech Firms Are Joining Trump’s All Out War Against Iran

Deleting messages of support for Iran may seem a petty, childish retaliation for opposing the Trump administration, but it has profound ramifications for freedom of access to information.

Big Tech Firms Are Joining Trump’s All Out War Against Iran

Silicon Valley giant Facebook announced Friday that it would be deleting all positive posts about recently assassinated Iranian general Qassem Soleimani on its platform and its

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Social Media and Social Control: How Silicon Valley Serves the US State Department

Facebook isn’t the only Silicon Valley firm with partisan oversight of what we see: the bipartisan billionaire class and their security state have partnered with tech firms since the dawn of the internet to control the parameters of users’ thinking.

Social Media and Social Control: How Silicon Valley Serves the US State Department

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg is in the spotlight for “dining with far-right figures,” and their influence over the information that appears in your feed is apparent. However, Facebook isn’t the only Silicon Valley firm that’s masquerading as nonpartisan as it curates the “facts” you see in ads, posts, or searches: Google, Twitter, Microsoft, and

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Social Media Censorship Reaches New Heights as Twitter Permanently Bans Dissent

Mnar Muhawesh speaks with journalist Daniel McAdams about being permanently banned from Twitter, social media censorship and more.

Social Media Censorship Reaches New Heights as Twitter Permanently Bans Dissent

It’s an open secret. The deep state is working hand in hand with Silicon Valley social media giants like Twitter, Facebook and Google to control the flow of information. That includes suppressing, censoring and sometimes outright purging dissenting voices - all under

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