Heritage Foundation Signs Pledge Rejecting Money from Big Tech
The Heritage Foundation has promised to no longer to accept financial support from Big Tech companies so long as the platforms suppress conservative viewpoints. Heritage previously rejected a $225,000 donation from Google and returned $150,000 it received from Facebook. President Kay C. James announced Tuesday she was signing a pledge with at least 35 other conservative leaders that…
Google BLOCKS Access to Doc Showing Vaccine Side Effect News: Report
Google Drive has reportedly blocked a user from sharing a document containing a collection of negative incidents with COVID-19 vaccines. The document was filled with screenshots from well-known news sources like The New York Times and New York Post, Reclaim The Net reported.
Senate to Grill Facebook, Google and Twitter on ‘Amplification’
The Senate has called Facebook, Twitter and Google executives back into the spotlight to testify before a subcommittee on the role their algorithms play in online discourse. High-ranking Facebook, Twitter and Google employees will testify before the Senate Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law on April 27. The name of the hearing suggested that it would focus on social media…
Big Tech Report Card: Amazon, Twitter, Apple Earn Industry Huge ‘F’
By almost any measure, the first three months of 2021 were the worst ever for online freedom. Amazon, Twitter, Apple, Google, Facebook, YouTube and others proved to the world that the Big Tech censorship of conservatives is a reality. And they did so in disturbing, authoritarian ways that highlight their unchecked power over information and our political process.
NYT, WashPost Push Leftist Corporate Attempt to Block Voter ID Laws
The New York Times and The Washington Post appeared to be tickled pink about the opportunity to advertise a statement signed by woke corporate America aiming to block voter ID laws across the country. The Post’s owner Jeff Bezos, who is also Amazon's CEO, also signed the statement.
Gov. Ron DeSantis BLASTS Big Tech for Censoring COVID-19 Roundtable
“Listen to the scientists!” the left has screamed during the entire pandemic. “But not those scientists!” Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) blasted Google and YouTube for censoring a March 18 COVID-19 roundtable discussion with several doctors, and then held another roundtable discussion with those same doctors.
Free Speech Alliance Urges Lawmakers: No More Big Tech Money
Big Tech censorship keeps getting worse. But the Media Research Center is fighting back, launching a new initiative encouraging lawmakers to refuse Big Tech’s political contributions. MRC President Brent Bozell discussed the Free Speech Alliance’s new initiative to urge lawmakers and conservative organizations to stop accepting money from Big Tech corporations on Sinclair Broadcast Group’s…
REPORT: 28 States Take on Big Tech; 20 Battle Online Censorship
Congress has remained locked in a stalemate over how to tackle Big Tech tyranny. Meanwhile, state governments have stepped up and decided to take matters into their own hands where the federal government has failed. The partisan gridlock in Congress grew more apparent as Republicans and Democrats clashed with Big Tech executives — and with each other — in a March 25 hearing. Twenty…
OUTRAGEOUS! Ex Google Exec Starts Biased Progressive Tech Coalition
A former Big Tech employee has started a new liberal advocacy group, and he has not attempted to even hide his organization’s overt leftist bias. Former Google policy lead Adam Kovacevich founded the ridiculously named Chamber of Progress, a coalition dedicated to a so-called “progressive society, economy, workforce, and consumer climate.”
‘You Think You’re Above the Law’; GOP, Dems CLASH Over Censorship
In the latest dumpster fire of a congressional hearing, House Republicans and Democrats disagreed on whether Big Tech should increase censorship online or let internet users speak freely. House GOP members bashed Big Tech for acting “like the judge and jury” of censorship, while Democratic members whined about “disinformation and extremist content.”
5 Questions Congress Must Ask Big Tech Leaders at Thursday Hearing
Congress, once again, has the chance to grill Big Tech CEOs about their censorship of conservatives , but whether members will actually take advantage of this opportunity is questionable at best. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Google CEO Sundar Pichai are scheduled to testify before the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology and the Subcommittee on…
Fighting a Giant! 5 More States, 1 Territory Join Suit Against Google
The number of states taking the fight to Google has increased as Americans have grown tired of the company’s market dominance. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed an amended complaint in his antitrust lawsuit against Google. The amended complaint reflected the five additional parties that joined onto the lawsuit: Alaska, Florida, Montana, Nevada and the territory of Puerto Rico.
Laying Down the Law! Iowa Legislature Joins Fight Against Big Tech
Iowa Republicans have decided to lay down the law against Big Tech censorship and have joined the growing list of state legislatures fighting against abuses by Big Tech. Iowa State Representatives Jon Jacobsen (R), Anne Osmundson (R), and Skyler Wheeler (R) have introduced a bill to discourage and potentially penalize social media platforms that engage in online censorship.
GOP and Dems Agree Something Must Be Done, SCORCH Big Tech in Hearing
Only once in a blue moon do Republicans and Democrats agree on an issue. And it appears as though Big Tech’s market dominance has been so egregious that it has caused the two sides to at least agree that something must be done.
The House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law held a hearing today on the power wielded by Big Tech. Although the hearing…