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Nigeria bans Twitter after President Buhari’s incitement was deleted, another “sign dictatorship is back”

[Foreign Policy] “It was already clear when dozens of protesters were shot in October 2020 for demanding a change to the behavior of heavy-handed…

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Twitter, Facebook and Instagram censor story on BLM co-founder buying luxury homes

[The Federalist, Daily Mail] “Facebook and Instagram are censoring a New York Post report detailing how Black Lives Matter Co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors…

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Leaked documents confirm Amazon had a secret Twitter army codenamed ‘Veritas’ to defend company, Jeff Bezos

[The Intercept, Insider] “AMAZON’S SMALL TWITTER ARMY of “ambassadors” was quietly conceived in 2018 under the codename “Veritas,” which sought to…

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US Congress Demands Big Tech CEOs Censor the Internet Even More Aggressively

[Glenn Greenwald] “Over the course of five-plus hours on Thursday, a House Committee along with two subcommittees badgered three tech CEOs,…

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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…

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Twitter bans state accounts targeting the US and EU for “undermining faith in NATO”

[Reclaim The Net] “Twitter has permanently suspended 373 accounts allegedly affiliated with the governments of Russia, Iran, and Armenia. Twitter…

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No Hypocrite: Russian dissident Alexei Navalny calls Twitter ban of Trump ‘unacceptable act of censorship’

[New York Post] “Navalny, a ferocious Kremlin critic, only narrowly survived after he was poisoned in August with the nerve…

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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…

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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…

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Amazon employs a ‘small army’ to tweet nice things about working conditions after horror stories

[Insider] “A small army of accounts have popped up on Twitter to tweet positive things about the working conditions at…