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    Public libraries in Hong Kong have removed several books by pro-democracy authors from shelves, less than a week after China passed a controversial national security law – raising concerns that the new law will dampen political dissent and dialogue in the city. The new law criminalizes “acts of secession,” undermining the authority of the central government, “terrorism,” or “collusion with foreign forces,” all of which could be punishable with life in prison. The books removed from libraries were listed as...
    Pro-democracy books in Hong Kong were removed from public libraries to be screened for compliance with China’s new security law, which targets subversion and secession, numerous sources reported. At least nine books have been removed or marked as “under reviews” on the city’s online library catalog Sunday, days after the security law was put into effect. The actions have heightened concerns that authorities will censor literature, the media, and the internet, according to the Wall Street Journal.  “The book collection...
    Voter fraud and Twitter censorship pose real threats to conservatives, Eric Trump said Saturday night. Voter fraud is real and it is absolutely happening every single day. And the Democrats dont care, the presidents son told host Jesse Watters during an appearance on Fox News Watters World. And the media wants to ignore it. Trump, an executive vice president of the Trump Organization, slammed Democrats for trying to push the narrative that voter fraud involving mail-in ballots doesnt exist. BIDEN...
    By Sumeet Chatterjee and Scott Murdoch HONG KONG (Reuters) - A year ago, growing anti-government demonstrations in Hong Kong were a hot topic in conversations among bankers, lawyers and other investment professionals in one of the worlds biggest and freest financial hubs. On Thursday, two days after China imposed a controversial new security law on the city, you could almost hear a pin drop. Bankers were tight lipped, shunning any mention of the legislation over the phone or messaging apps...
    Crystal Cox/Business Insider Reddit is home to hundreds of NSFW and sexual kink communities that allow users to share experiences, ask for advice, and meet like-minded people in a non-judgmental space. Before Reddit was founded in 2005, queer people created online communities using dial-up chat rooms. One of the earliest known is net.motss, which was created in 1983. As Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter have shut down adult content, Reddit has become known as the most sex-positive mainstream social...
    The irrational obsessions behind our woke fever We live in a society gripped by a quasi-religious fervor — and obsessed with symbols and irrational fears. Anything that is thought to have the slightest association with ­racism, no matter how attenuated the connection or how innocent the explanation, must be crushed and expunged. The mere presence of a possibly offending word is deemed a threat, whether it is truly offensive or any real people have actually taken ­offense. We are engaged...
    Parler, the new social media platform, has added about a million new users over the past two weeks, said John Matze, CEO of Parler, attributing the “mass migration” to “frustration with censorship” on Twitter. He offered his remarks on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Sunday with host Joel Pollak. Parler describes itself as “a non-biased free speech driven entity” which “accepts your right to express your thoughts, opinions and ideals online.” Parler was the “number one [app] for news” across mobile platforms in...
              Dr. Simone Gold was asked by USA Today to submit an opinion piece regarding the Left’s move to mandate Americans to wear face coverings in order to help end the coronavirus pandemic of 2020. To her surprise, she says, the newspaper giant materially altered her work. What follows is a transcription of her reaction of USA Today’s actions: Hi everyone. I need to share with you something that happened to me this week....
    New York — Daniella Chavez He shook social media again with a daring, heartless nude. This weekend the Chilean playmate delighted her followers’ pupil by posing “As God brought her into the world.” “2 Reasons why I don’t compete: 1 you can’t have my thing. 2 I don’t want what is yours “, she wrote the model with nothing but a designer bag. The voluptuous model continues to cause amazement with daring photos. She has become one of...
    Peter C. Herman June 27, 2020 11:00AM (UTC) John Milton, the greatest English poet of the 17th century, was also the great champion of press freedom, and Areopagitica (1644), his impassioned plea for unlicensed printing, begins every course of the history of censorship. So Miltons pamphlet provides an excellent guide for thinking about whether The New York Times should have published Sen. Tom Cottons op-ed, Send in the Troops.  On the one hand, Milton fills Areopagitica with stirring exhortations about the necessity of...
    A Facebook anti-hate campaign called Stop Hate for Profit is gaining momentum, leading large companies like Patagonia, North Face, REI, and Ben & Jerrys to pull advertising revenue if Facebook doesnt do more to stop the spread of hateful lies and dangerous propaganda on its platform. But, what is considered hateful? Its anything that goes against the mob, and they wont stop with Facebook. Any voices that speak out against the progressive narrative will soon be censored and...
    Prominent conservatives have launched a campaign on Twitter urging users to switch to Parler, a competing platform marketed as a free speech social network. The movement gained steam this week — with Parler gaining a 50 percent surge in users — after Twitter permanently suspended the account of a popular conservative meme maker, shut down the account of a wide-reaching conservative pundit, and suppressed a tweet from President Donald Trump for the second time.What are the details?Mediaite reported...
    James O’Keefe’s team of undercover journalists Project Veritas have released hidden camera footage of Facebook employees admitting to deliberate political bias, censorship of Trump supporters, as well as discrimination against conservative and white male employees. A Facebook insider, Ryan Hartwig, has also come forward to Project Veritas to give his account of bias and discrimination at the company. The hidden camera footage reveals a host of Facebook employees and contractors admitting to political bias. Steve Grimmett, team lead for...
    Michael Pack, the recently confirmed CEO of the U.S. Agency for Global Media, is being sued over firings at the Open Technology Fund, a grantee of the agency whose leadership was among those Pack dismissed soon after the Trump appointee assumed leadership of USAGM earlier this month. Pack, a conservative filmmaker who has ties to former Trump strategist Steve Bannon, survived a contentious confirmation battle to lead the media agency, which oversees federally funded news outlets like Voice of America (VOA)...
    New York — The hack was noticed when, instead of the traditional page of the organism, the name of Anonymous Iberoamà © rica and its logo appeared Hackers claim they will work against discrimination. Photo:nonymous Iberoamà © rica / Courtesy The most famous network of hackers, Anonymous continues to do its thing, This Monday they hacked the page of the National Council to Prevent Discrimination (CONAPRED) of Mexico and the Mexican President Andrà © s...
    An internal poll from the campaign of Republican congressional candidate Laura Loomer, who is seeking the GOP nomination in Florida’s 21st congressional district, gives her a 9 point lead over incumbent Democrat Rep. Lois Frankel. Loomer is the most censored congressional candidate in the country; she is banned on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, PayPal, Venmo, Uber, and Lyft. The poll found that independent voters, who represent a large part of the 21st district, back Loomer in large numbers. 64 percent...
    Amazon has removed the first part of Killing Free Speech, a documentary about the threats to freedom of expression posed by Antifa and its allies in the media and Democrat parties. A second part of the documentary, focused on the power of Big Tech, will shortly be released. This is the second time that the documentary’s creator, independent Danish-American conservative filmmaker Michael Hansen, has been censored by Amazon. As Breitbart News reported last year, Hansen’s previous documentary, about mass migration...
    The encrypted instant messenger Telegram said on Monday it’s ramping up efforts to develop anti-censorship technologies serving users in countries where it is banned or partially blocked, including China and Iran. “Over the course of the last two years, we had to regularly upgrade our ‘unblocking’ technology to stay ahead of the censors… We don’t want this technology to get rusty and obsolete. That is why we have decided to direct our anti-censorship resources into other places where Telegram is...
    The women of footballers continue to give a lot to talk about on Instagram. They arrive in summer and their photos multiplying wearing bodies, in bikini, etc. One of them, Agustina Gandolfo, He has more and more followers on Instagram, which he usually delights with suggestive photographs. The last one has generated quite a stir, as Lautaro Martínez’s girlfriend boasts of mocking the Instagram censorship to show more of the account. Agustina already has more than 630,000 followers, whose latest...
    Hong Kong they are experiencing a situation similar to that of Minority Report before the pre-crime agents and that is that the population is massively erasing their Internet search histories in the face of the great censorship that is coming. The new Security Law that will be imposed in the former British colony leaves a society accustomed to liberties helpless, and the sanctions are real, so the population has not waited to verify the consequences and have run to erase...
    Political censorship from the world’s largest technology companies places elections at risk through manipulation of information, warned Rep. Jim Banks (R-IN), offering his comments on Thursday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with host Rebecca Mansour and special guest host John Hayward. Google, Facebook, Twitter, and other technology companies regularly deploy censorship of political speech and expression under the guise of restricting “hate speech” or “misinformation.” Political censorship and manipulation of information flows by large technology companies will escalate as...
    Fox News host Tucker Carlson blasted Twitter and YouTube for censoring content from his program during a Friday night “Tucker Carlson Tonight” monologue. After playing a “mock tourism ad” the program aired, then shared to Twitter earlier this month, Carlson noted that the social media network “flagged it as ‘potentially sensitive content’ and then they hid it from view.” “They were saying beware, keep your kids from watching this,” he said. “What’s the justification for warning people of that? We...
    The Big Idea is a series that asks top lawmakers and officials to discuss their moonshot — what’s the one proposal, if politics and polls and even price tag were not an issue, they’d implement to change the country for the better? Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., wants to give Americans the ability to sue major tech companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter if those companies are believed to engage in selective censorship of political speech. His proposal comes at a time...
    Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., introduced legislation Wednesday to give Americans the ability to sue major tech companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter if they engage in selective censorship of political speech. The Limiting Section 230 Immunity to Good Samaritans Act, cosponsored by Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Mike Braun, R-Ind., and Tom Cotton, R-Ark., would stop such companies from receiving immunity under section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, unless they update their terms of service to promise to operate in good faith....
    Googles search function has been under scrutiny after an image of British World War II leader Winston Churchill went missing from some search results, amid censorship concerns. The tech giant blamed the missing image on a glitch. The BBC reports that the image of Churchill was missing from the information bar on the right-hand side of Google search results for several weeks. The information bar, which is known as the knowledge panel, featured a gray silhouette as opposed to an image of...