Censorship

Russia files first ever ECHR complaint against Ukraine, over Maidan massacre, censorship, discrimination & Crimea water blockade

Russia files first ever ECHR complaint against Ukraine, over Maidan massacre, censorship, discrimination & Crimea water blockade

11 hours ago   |   RT

The Russian General Prosecutor's Office has announced that it intends to bring a case against the Ukrainian government in Europe's top rights court, over a range of issues...
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No, A Covid Shot Didn't Kill Haiti's President: Here Are The Latest Vaccine Myths Spreading Online

21 hours ago   |   Forbes

New false claims about the coronavirus vaccine emerge on a daily basis as the people behind them become increasingly skilled at avoiding censorship.
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Big Tech Censorship Is Much Worse Than We Thought

1 day ago   |   Real Clear Politics

Over the past year, examples of Big Tech censorship have multiplied, particularly around the topic of COVID-19.
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Twitter suspends Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene over ‘Covid-19 disinfo' after calls to stop ‘human experiments' & battle ‘obesity'

Twitter suspends Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene over ‘Covid-19 disinfo' after calls to stop ‘human experiments' & battle ‘obesity'

3 days ago   |   RT   |   3 articles

Twitter has slapped Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene with a temporary suspension, saying the Georgia Republican ran afoul of the site's Covid-19 misinformation policy. Greene...
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WH Mum on Scope of Its Latest Censorship Push

6 days ago   |   Real Clear Politics

The surgeon general was stern and authoritative, if not a little out of his normal purview. Vivek Murthy explained in the White House briefing room this week that advisories...
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Social media misinformation ‘killing people,' Biden says, as White House doubles down on private censorship

Social media misinformation ‘killing people,' Biden says, as White House doubles down on private censorship

6 days ago   |   RT   |   3 articles

US President Joe Biden claimed social media platforms are “killing people” with misinformation about Covid-19, as his press secretary Jen Psaki made a case for deplatforming...
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Biden slow-walks Cuba action

Biden slow-walks Cuba action

7 days ago   |   Politico

MIAMI - Cuba's dictatorship quickly shut down the internet across the island and then blocked social media apps after demonstrators shared images of protesters across the...
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‘The Man Who Hated Women' Is Mostly About the Women He Hated

7 days ago   |   NY Times

Amy Sohn's new book is about a 19th-century moral crusader and the women whose work he targeted, including the suffragist Victoria C. Woodhull, the anarchist Emma Goldman and...
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The weird hoops video game developers reportedly have to jump through to sell their games in China

8 days ago   |   Business Insider

A Tencent video game exhibit in Beijing, China. Barcroft Media A story in the Guardian details the draconian rules Chinese censors impose on video game companies . Video games...
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India's internet law adds to fears over online speech, privacy

8 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

Law puts digital platforms under direct government oversight, but critics worry it may lead to outright censorship.
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