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Maryland satire paper threatened over "OlneyFans" article, big tech companies "on the butcher's table," and more...
Hint: It wasn't Big Tech censorship.
Since Platform-by-Platform Censorship Doesn't Work, These Researchers Think, the Government Should Help 'Halt the Spread of Misinformation'
Their study found that Twitter's efforts to police Donald Trump's false election fraud claims were ineffective and may even have backfired.
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The most subversive thing about the movie is that the director was allowed to make it at all.
The rationales for doing so are weak, and would create a dangerous slippery slope, if accepted.
Ron DeSantis Is Celebrating Twitter's Ban of Rebekah Jones. His Own Big Tech Law Could Force Them To Replatform Her.
Jones has been accused of fabricating her COVID-19 cover-up claims. Now she says she's running for Congress.
A new article's authors thanked Twitter for calling out their problematic microaggressions.
“The Act is so rife with fundamental infirmities that it appears to have been enacted without any regard for the Constitution,” the lawsuit reads.
Justice Thomas Wonders When Supreme Court Will Have To Consider Social Media's Private Deplatforming Power
A moot case about Trump blocking tweets leads to concerns that tech companies have too much control over speech.
Politicians on the right and the left are coming for your free speech.
The whole thing is arguably voided by Section 230.
Twitter Sues Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, Accusing Him of Retaliating Against the Company for Banning Donald Trump
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Newsmax Censors My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell During Segment About Twitter's Censorship of Mike Lindell
You want more censorship? Go ahead, repeal Section 230.
An interesting science experiment.
Amazon denies any impropriety in its decision to suspend the Twitter alternative, dismissing the suit as "meritless."
Techdirt's founder wants to give end users, not politicians and tech giants, more control over what we can say and see online.
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No one has a right to a Facebook platform, but purges can and should be criticized.
"When I started my blog," says journalist Yoani Sánchez, "it was like an exorcism of something that was inside of me."
Aaron Reynolds is just trying to make people laugh, but his content may have been flagged on Instagram for interfering with the election.
The more that big social media companies act like they can control what people say, the more competition they encourage.
Aaron Reynolds, the creator of "Swear Trek" and "Effin' Birds," talks about living and dying by Instagram's algorithms.
Journalism Professors Demand Iowa State University Disband the College Republicans Over Offensive Tweet
ISU initially criticized the tweet, but later affirmed the group's free speech rights and declined to punish them.
It's hard to take seriously complaints that there are no alternatives to Facebook when they're made on Twitter.
But what one side likes, the other side hates. There's no way Twitter and Facebook can appease them both.
What is the platform accomplishing by calling further attention to the president's wild claims of voting fraud?
Mark Zuckerberg, Sundar Pichai, and Jack Dorsey faced the music. The tune is becoming familiar.
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You want censorship? This is how you get censorship.
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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Donates $10 Million to Ibram X. Kendi, Who Wants To Make Racism Unconstitutional
"This research will inform and fuel much needed and overdue policy change."
Democrats Hate Facebook. Republicans Want To Ban TikTok. The Bipartisan Backlash Against Big Tech Is Here and It's a Disaster.
Even as Americans rely on tech more than ever, our early-pandemic truce with the industry is officially over.
Fox News host's The Plus is a funny yet serious argument about making politics matter less in your life.
"I think you might be referring to what happened on Twitter."
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The president promises penalties he has no power to impose, while the company promises moderation it cannot deliver.
Thank god for the First Amendment and the feuds among powerful politicians and platforms that will keep free speech alive.
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Weak reforms to the government’s power to secretly snoop on Americans wasn’t enough for the president. What happens next?
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Will changes to how many of us work outlast the pandemic?