Censorship

Turkish Prime Minister Accuses Robots and “Salt-shakers” in Plot Against Him

February 26, 2014
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Turkish Prime Minister Accuses Robots and “Salt-shakers” in Plot Against Him

Since last year, things have been tough for the Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Recep Erdogan. After brutally suppressing a nationwide protest against what many in Turkey saw as his autocratic rule, Erdogan might have thought his troubles were over. Not so. They had just begun. On December 17, in coordinated operations Turkish police raided the…

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Facebook appears to be censoring liberal content and Conservatives are reporting posts in lockstep

December 9, 2013
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Facebook appears to be censoring liberal content and Conservatives are reporting posts in lockstep

For some reason an innocuous post and image was removed by Facebook, which brings up a few problems with the behemoth social site. Actually, there are a couple of problematic issues. Conservatives are joining groups in order to report posts en masse thus having liberal posts removed. That information comes from a good source, but…

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Not to brag or anything, but we were banned on Reddit before it was cool to be banned

November 4, 2013
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Not to brag or anything, but we were banned on Reddit before it was cool to be banned

The moderation team for the popular /r/politics subreddit announced a blacklist, banning publications such as Alternet, Drudge Report, Heritage Foundation, The Huffington Post, Raw Story, Mother Jones, The Daily Kos, National Review, Reason, Salon, Think Progress, Twitter, Vice.com, Fox and eleventy thousand others. Why you ask? Well you didn’t ask, but I’m still typing anyway.…

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Undercover Journalist: Anas Aremeyaw Anas – How I named, shamed and jailed

June 13, 2013
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Undercover Journalist: Anas Aremeyaw Anas – How I named, shamed and jailed

" Journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas has broken dozens of stories of corruption and organized crime all over Ghana -- without ever revealing his identity. In this talk (in which his face remains hidden) Anas shows grisly footage from some of his investigations and demonstrates the importance of facing injustice. "

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NSA collecting telephone records of millions of Verizon customers daily

June 6, 2013
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NSA collecting telephone records of millions of Verizon customers daily

The National Security Agency is currently collecting the telephone records of millions of US customers of Verizon, one of America’s largest telecoms providers, under a top secret court order issued in April. This might be a really good time to switch from Verizon and while you’re at it, help to fix a very broken system.…

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New Beijing Headquarters for the People’s Daily Newspaper looks like an enormous penis

May 4, 2013
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New Beijing Headquarters for the People’s Daily Newspaper looks like an enormous penis

What’s hysterical about the new Beijing headquarters of the People’s Daily newspaper isn’t just that it looks like a giant penis, but that one of Beijing’s other landmarks – the China Central Television (CCTV) headquarters, is nicknamed ‘The Big Underpants.’ And Chinese censors are working vigorously to cease the jokes, and snickering on the Internet. One…

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Note to Readers: In protest of CISPA, we will not be publishing tomorrow. Here’s why.

April 21, 2013
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Note to  Readers: In protest of CISPA, we will not be publishing tomorrow. Here’s why.

Our site will not be publishing on the 22nd in protest of CISPA, which stands for the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. The invasive and somewhat vague bill would allow corporations to share your personal information with the government without a warrant.  Major internet entities such as Facebook, Twitter, and Google would be able to…

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The Recent Attempts to Police the Internet

April 9, 2013
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Of all the ways to describe the Internet, maybe “the wild west” is the most appropriate. For every act of legislation and governance attempted by various governmental and non-governmental bodies, the power of the Internet still lies in the hands of the billions of people who use it. Regulating what they do comes down to…

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Trolls, Conspiracy Theories, Alternative Media…oh my!

February 25, 2013
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Listen to ' CIA-Trolls, Cyber-security and Fake Alternative Media Work Together ' show - "Trolls appear all over the internet, in forums, comment threads and social media. Some are misinformed people that inadvertently assist the CIA-sponsored trolls..." then learn more about trolls and what makes them tick!

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Westboro Baptist Church: The Most Hated Family in America (video)

February 24, 2013
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wbc

Documentary about the most hated family in America--Westboro Baptist Church. Video intro sums it up, but don't stop there !

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Fight back with #UniteBlue: Former South Carolina GOP head’s racist tweets & censoring Progressives for profit

February 5, 2013
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Fight back with #UniteBlue: Former South Carolina GOP head’s racist tweets & censoring Progressives for profit

During the Super Bowl, former South Carolina GOP executive director Todd Kincannon sent out racially-charged tweets, such as,   “This Super Bowl sucks more dick than adult Trayvon Martin would have for drug money.” Later, during a power outage, he added: “It hasn’t been this dark in the Superdome since all those poors occupied it after Hurricane Katrina.”…

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Justice for Aaron: Anonymous Retaliates, hacks U.S. Sentencing website, will release sensitive information

January 26, 2013
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Justice for Aaron: Anonymous Retaliates, hacks U.S. Sentencing website, will release sensitive information

In retaliation to the handling (mishandling) of internet activist Aaron Swartz’s case, and after his tragic suicide, hackers who claim to be affiliated with Anonymous have threatened to release sensitive information regarding the U.S. Department of Justice.  One such file is allegedly ready for immediate release on multiple servers. The hackers infiltrated the website of the U.S. government…

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