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Australia: Producer of political satire FriendlyJordies arrested by NSW terrorist squad, Facebook and Google censor related content

[Michael West Media] “Late last night the Facebook Page, ‘The Common Sense Brigade!’ set up by the FriendlyJordies team to…

Posted in Israel Palestine USA

“Israel loyalty oath”: Federal judge says anti-BDS law in US state of Georgia violates First Amendment

[The Hill] “A federal judge said that a Georgia law banning the state from doing business with anyone promoting a…

Posted in Global Village

Censorship: Twitter blanket-bans links to Bitchute

[Reclaim The Net] “Twitter was now blocking all links, shared in tweets, to the BitChute domain.” “BitChute is an independent…

Posted in UK

Exclusive: Starmer’s new UK Labour party connected to campaign to shut down progressive-leftist news website, The Canary

[The Canary] “On 2 August 2019, an anonymous internet campaign named Stop Funding Fake News (SFFN) celebrated its apparent success in downsizing The Canary. For…

Posted in Global Village USA

New York Times Writer: ‘Unfettered Free Speech Is A Threat To Democracy’

[NPR] “New York Times Magazine writer Emily Bazelon says false content moves through the Internet unchecked — undermining the political process…

Posted in USA

During George Floyd protests, US law enforcement deliberately targeted media and journalists (videos)

[bellingcat] “Bellingcat has identified and collected multiple instances of US law enforcement deliberately targeting journalists during the protests against the…

Posted in Global Village USA

In a worrying trend against free speech, the Internet Archive.org Wayback Machine started adding warning labels

[Reclaim The Net] “Last month, MIT Technology Review went after the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine – a service that preserves…

Posted in Afghanistan Australia

Police raid Australian public broadcaster ABC over Afghanistan war crimes leaks

[The Independent] “Australian police have raided the offices of the national broadcaster over allegations it published classified material about possible war…

Posted in France

Charlie Hebdo shooting: After defending “free expression”, France jails people for ironic comments

[The Electronic Intifada] “It may sound like an ironic joke, but it isn’t. Less than a week after the massive…