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Virginia Will Help Amazon Fight FOIA Requests as Part of New HQ Deal

Virginia Will Help Amazon Fight FOIA Requests as Part of New HQ Deal

As part of its deal with Amazon, which has based one of its new headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, the state will give Amazon two days notice of any Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests filed against it "to allow the Company to seek a protective order or other appropriate remedy.

Google Changes Search Engine Logo to 'Go Vote'

Google Changes Search Engine Logo to 'Go Vote'

In an attempt to encourage its users to vote in the midterm elections, Google has changed its search engine logo to "Go Vote," and introduced a feature to show users where their nearest polling station is, with options for both English and Spanish.

Ted Cruz Posts 'Zodiac Killer' Letter to Celebrate Halloween

Ted Cruz Posts 'Zodiac Killer' Letter to Celebrate Halloween

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) posted an image of one of the Zodiac Killer's ciphered letters to Twitter to celebrate Halloween,A play on the long-running meme that he is the killer that has evaded justice for almost 50 years.

Left-Wing 'Deplatform Hate' Threatens Payment Processor Stripe over Terms of Service

Left-Wing 'Deplatform Hate' Threatens Payment Processor Stripe over Terms of Service

Deplatform Hate, a far-left Twitter account, seemed to blackmail Big Tech payment processing service Stripe on Saturday, threatening the company unless it changed its terms of service to the account's liking, and posting messages with Stripe' General Counsel showing the two parties discussing the blacklisting of free speech social network Gab.

Report: Facebook Bans LGBT Advertisements

Report: Facebook Bans LGBT Advertisements

Facebook has been blocking gay-themed advertisements from running on its platform, categorizing them as "political," according to a report.

PayPal Blacklists Infowars for 'Promoting Hate'

PayPal Blacklists Infowars for 'Promoting Hate'

Internet payment services giant PayPal has blacklisted Infowars from its platform for allegedly promoting "hate and discriminatory intolerance against certain communities and religions."

Google Employees Mocked for 'Cult-Like' Propeller Caps

Google Employees Mocked for 'Cult-Like' Propeller Caps

Following Breitbart Tech's release of a leaked 2016 Google "TGIF" meeting on Wednesday, which showed Google executives' negative reactions to the election of President Trump, some viewers expressed confusion and mockery over the multi-colored propeller caps worn by employees in the audience.

Flashback: 'Twitter to Start Sanctioning Users for Offline Behavior'

Flashback: 'Twitter to Start Sanctioning Users for Offline Behavior'

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey declared during his appearance on Sean Hannity's radio show this week that Twitter sanctions users for their offline behavior too. This is nothing new — Breitbart News reported on the new rules in November 2017.

Disqus Bans Infowars from Comments Platform Amid Big Tech Purge

Disqus Bans Infowars from Comments Platform Amid Big Tech Purge

Disqus, the popular user comments system, has banned InfoWars from using its service amid the Big Tech purge which has seen Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, Apple podcasts, Spotify, Microsoft's LinkedIn, and more ban Infowars and Alex Jones from their platforms.

Wikipedia Puts Ron Paul, Rep. Steve King on List of 'White Supremacists'

Wikipedia Puts Ron Paul, Rep. Steve King on List of 'White Supremacists'

Wikipedia has placed Rep. Steve King (R-IA) and Ron Paul on their list of "American White Supremacists," alongside cult leader Charles Manson, American Nazi Party founder George Lincoln Rockwell, convicted mass murderer Dylann Roof, and former Ku Klux Klan Grand Wizard Don Black.

Not Even a Wrist Slap: Facebook Fined 500k in UK

Not Even a Wrist Slap: Facebook Fined 500k in UK

Facebook is being fined £500,000, or around $662,000, in the United Kingdom by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) under the 1998 Data Protection Act.

Orlando Stops Testing Amazon's Facial Recognition System

Orlando Stops Testing Amazon's Facial Recognition System

Orlando, Florida, is currently debating whether to resume testing Amazon's "Rekognition" facial recognition system in the city, following complaints and an expired contract with the tech company.

Twitter Remains Silent over Violent Peter Fonda Tweets

Twitter Remains Silent over Violent Peter Fonda Tweets

Twitter has remained silent over recent posts from Hollywood actor Peter Fonda which called for President Trump's son Barron to be put in a cage with pedophiles, the children of ICE agents to be harassed, and United States Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen to be placed "naked" in a public cage where people can whip her.

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