Monday, February 17, 2020

MixedTimes - Allum Bokhari

Twitter Claims It 'Mistakenly' Censored Mike Pence Tweet

Twitter Claims It 'Mistakenly' Censored Mike Pence Tweet

Twitter hid a tweet from Vice President Mike Pence behind a "sensitive content" filter yesterday, meaning it was placed behind a label warning users that the tweet contained "sensitive material.

Google Censors the Congressional Record

Google Censors the Congressional Record

Google-owned video giant YouTube blacklisted a Breitbart News video of a recent speech on the Senate floor by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) in which Paul names the alleged "whistleblower" as Eric Ciaramella.

Apple And Google Under Fire for App Store Duopoly

Apple And Google Under Fire for App Store Duopoly

The smartphone market has become a duopoly. Two companies, Apple and Google, have captured almost 99 percent of the global market for smartphone operating systems. Almost every new smartphone made today will either feature Google's Android operating system, or Apple's iOS.

The Left Freaks Out over Facebook's Fox News Hire

The Left Freaks Out over Facebook's Fox News Hire

Left-wing journalists and activists had a social media meltdown earlier today, after news broke that social media giant Facebook has hired a former Fox News executive producer, Jennifer Williams, to work on Facebook News.

Laura Loomer Files FEC Complaint Against Twitter for Political Bias

Laura Loomer Files FEC Complaint Against Twitter for Political Bias

Republican congressional candidate Laura Loomer filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) against Twitter on Monday, alleging that the company has made an in-kind contribution to her political opponents by denying her access to the platform.

Florida GOP Leader Will Introduce Bill to Fight Social Media Censorship

Florida GOP Leader Will Introduce Bill to Fight Social Media Censorship

Florida State Senator and GOP Leader Joe Gruters will announce a bill next week that will allow Floridians to sue social media companies that censor their political speech, and will restrict the ability of social media companies to use "hate speech" policies as a legal defense for censorship.

Bokhari: Sir Roger Scruton Is Dead, but His Ideas Live On

Bokhari: Sir Roger Scruton Is Dead, but His Ideas Live On

“Conservatism,” wrote Sir Roger Scruton, “is not a matter of defending global capitalism at all costs, or securing the privileges of the few against the many... Its underlying motive is not greed or the lust for power but simply attachment to a way of life.