Ethics & Public Policy Center
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.
Author Details Amazon Purge of ‘Truth’-Telling Book on Transgenderism
gender dysphoria and transgender politics. One year later, that book author, Ryan T. Anderson, was interviewed on the incident and what it portends for American politics.
12 Worst Cases of Big Tech Censorship in 2021
Big Tech and social media platforms censored conservatives in 2021 with a ruthlessness and standardization never seen before. Silicon Valley Big Tech giants like Twitter and Facebook appear to have adopted an explicit policy to suppress conservative views and encourage the spread of leftist dogma, as several media reports have revealed.
100 Times Big Tech Censored Users Who Affirm Science, Only 2 Genders
MRC’s CensorTrack found 100 examples of Big Tech censoring content and users who affirm only two genders or recognize biological gender differences over the last 11 months. That’s an average of about two censorship incidents a week.
Study: Nets Back Censorship 12-0 as Big Tech Firms Earn Another ‘F’
Big Tech censorship was even worse in the third quarter of 2021. This was especially alarming considering the platforms didn’t have much farther to fall from their pathetic second quarter grades. Online Freedom on Google, Twitter and Facebook all continued to decline. Once again, this quarter saw widespread censoring of conservative content.
Amazon CENSORS, Restores Ad for Book Investigating Black Lives Matter
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.
Hawley, Buck BASH Big Tech Censorship, Offer Solutions
Conservative lawmakers appeared ready and willing for a fight to protect free speech from Big Tech’s tyrannical grip at an event hosted to feature solutions. The Ethics & Public Policy Center held a Big Tech Symposium that allowed politicians, experts and attorneys to discuss issues like Section 230 and antitrust, along with possible solutions. Several lawmakers, including Senators …
NYT Puzzled: Why Isn't Pro-Choice Catholic Biden Directing Church?
On the front page of Monday’s New York Times, religion reporters Elizabeth Dias and Ruth Graham joined up for “In Rift With Biden, a Dramatic Show of Force by a Conservative Catholic Movement.” The lead was spectacularly wrongheaded: "Pope Francis and President Biden, both liberals, are the two most high-profile Roman Catholics in the world. But in the United States, neither…
Right-of-Center Books Hidden from Amazon Search Results
Notable upcoming books released by conservative authors have suddenly disappeared from Amazon’s search results.
BUSTED: Incoming Amazon Web Services CEO Is Biden Donor
Amazon’s decision to hire one of President Joe Biden’s donors to head up Amazon Web Services (AWS) sunk the company into hot water. The AWS division became notorious after it nuked free speech social media site Parler in January.
WOKE! Amazon Bans Books, Backs Far Left on Sex, Gender
America’s largest online marketplace has now made it clear that dissenting opinions are no longer welcome there. Amazon said in a letter that inclusion of opposing viewpoints in the debate on gender dysphoria will no longer be allowed on its platform.
CENSORED! Justice Clarence Thomas Documentary Removed from Amazon
So much for the phrase “justice for all.” Amazon reportedly removed a documentary on U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas from its Prime Video service in February — Black History Month.The platform added the documentary to its service in October 2020 but suddenly removed it, according to The Wall Street Journal. Amazon continued to provide documentaries on its platform from more…
Pundit Alleges @TwitterArabs Account ‘Blocks All LGBTQ Accounts’
It’s a diversity versus diversity matchup for the ages! An official Twitter account to represent Twitter’s Arabic employees has caught heat for allegedly blocking LGBTQ-related content.
Twitter Prepares ‘Safety Mode’ to Censor Free Speech on Its Platform
Twitter revealed that it is preparing a new “Safety mode” to protect users from unwanted or offensive commentary, whatever that means. Twitter gave the internet a hilarious but also grim glimpse into the platform’s future by revealing its upcoming “Safety mode.” The new function was previewed at the 2021 Analyst Day presentation with a few screenshots.