Free Speech Advocates RIP Canada for Crackdown on Financial Accounts

February 15th, 2022 5:16 PM

Freedom advocates sounded the alarm as Canada announced potential financial penalties against Canadians trying to support protestors. Commentators condemned Canadian Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland as she announced that banks and payment processors will have the power to shut down accounts associated with Canadian Freedom Convoy protestors without a court order.

Heritage Declares War Against Big Tech ‘Enemy of the People’

February 8th, 2022 8:34 AM

The Heritage Foundation released a damning report blasting censorship and showing that it has jumped fully into the fight against Silicon Valley speech controls.

Big Tech SMASHED Records, Spent $55M on Lobbying Last Year

January 31st, 2022 9:27 AM

The “Big Four” tech companies – Amazon, Google, Facebook and Apple – spent more than $55 million lobbying the federal government in 2021 to stave off antitrust legislation. That’s a $21 million increase over 2020.

Conservatives Wary of Facebook Censorship, Oversight Board Actions

January 12th, 2022 11:08 AM

Conservative groups expressed doubt that the Facebook Oversight Board will direct the platform to stop its censorship in reaction to any critical comments it receives about a program that gives prominent users preferential treatment.

Biden Enjoyed Stripping Atlanta of All Star Game; Beijing Not So Much

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December 10th, 2021 1:24 PM

On Monday, White House press secretary Jen Psaki (a generous title due to her incompetency at her job) announced that the Biden administration would not send any diplomats to the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing due to the well—documented human rights violations President Xi’s regime has committed.

DeSantis: Big Tech Has Become 'Censorship Arm' of Democratic Party

December 3rd, 2021 2:57 PM

“Big Tech has become the censorship arm of the Democratic Party,” Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared Thursday, pointing to Congressional testimony citing Media Research Center (MRC) studies proving his point.

Heritage Expert Heralds MRC Big Tech Research at Congressional Hearing

December 1st, 2021 5:19 PM

The Heritage Foundation technology policy research fellow Kara Frederick in congressional hearing testimony cited Media Research Center ground-breaking analysis on the political impacts of Big Tech’s censorship, including how Big Tech stole the 2020 election. “You have the Media Research Center, which is acting as a lion in this regard,” Frederick said, explaining how tech companies…

Swindled Again By Big Government Waste

November 22nd, 2021 12:06 PM

Remember those “shovel-ready jobs” promised by the Obama-Biden administration in 2011? When many failed to appear after passage of this spending boondoggle, President Obama joked, “Shovel-ready was not as shovel-ready as we expected.” That law, noted Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), cost $787 billion, of which $48 billion was supposed to go for infrastructure…

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CensorTrack With TR: Big Tech BLOCKS Ads on Life Saving Measures

September 22nd, 2021 1:00 PM

It’s Week Four of MRC’s newest video series, CensorTrack with TR. This week, we talked about how much Big Tech likes blocking advertisements and promotions for groups, people and content that they don't support --- conservative content. 

Amazon CENSORS, Restores Ad for Book Investigating Black Lives Matter

September 16th, 2021 6:14 PM

Amazon sells Hitler’s Mein Kampf, but blocked an advertisement for an investigative book on Black Lives Matter leaders, citing “controversial” content. The platform later claimed to have made an “error” and is now allowing the book to be advertised.

75% of Americans Believe Big Tech Uses DC Power to Avoid Regs: Report

September 15th, 2021 12:18 PM

Americans have become quite suspicious of Big Tech’s influence. A recent survey reported on by Breitbart News revealed that three-quarters of American citizens believe that Big Tech companies avoid regulation by using their power to influence Washington, D.C.

TX Bill Targeting Big Tech Censorship Awaits Gov. Abbott’s Signature

September 2nd, 2021 2:56 PM

In an attempt to land a knockout punch on Big Tech’s chin, the Texas Senate and House have passed a new bill that awaits Governor Greg Abbott’s (R) signature. The bill’s goal: to stop platforms from censoring users over their viewpoints.

GOP States Suspicious Of Big Tech Election Office Donations

August 8th, 2021 6:44 PM

At least eight GOP-controlled states have passed bans on donations to election offices in order to deter Big Tech influence. Last year, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg donated $400 million to election offices during the coronavirus pandemic. Now, after Trump’s loss in the 2020 election, conservative groups want to prevent that from happening again.

Experts SLAM Facebook for Allowing China’s Uyghur Genocide Propaganda

June 28th, 2021 2:41 PM

In light of Facebook banning former President Donald Trump from its platform for at least two years, allowing China to promote genocidal propaganda on its platform raises serious questions about Facebook’s priorities. Experts in the fields of tech policy, human rights and the Uyghur genocide slammed the social media giant for allowing the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to push propaganda…