Twitter Reacts! Elon Musk’s Ascent to Board Stirs Up Tweeting Frenzy
Tech billionaire Elon Musk is now not only the biggest Twitter shareholder, but he is joining the social media company’s board, a move that set the platform’s users a chirping.
Conservatives Press Congress to OPEN THE HATCH on Big Tech Data
Free speech advocates cautioned about giving the government and university researchers exclusive authority over social media data as lawmakers expect to soon consider a proposal to force new information disclosures from Big Tech.
Free Speech Advocates RIP Canada for Crackdown on Financial Accounts
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’
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
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
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.
DeSantis: Big Tech Has Become 'Censorship Arm' of Democratic Party
“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
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…
Experts SLAM Facebook for Allowing China’s Uyghur Genocide Propaganda
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…