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Rand Paul Blasts YouTube for Censorship of His Coronavirus Remarks

YouTube has issued the account of Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), a licensed doctor, with a one-week suspension for discussing the coronavirus pandemic and the United States’ response to it. Paul blasted the company in a company, saying: “YouTube now thinks they are smart enough and godly enough that they can oversee speech, even constitutionally protected speech.”

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Bokhari: Are The Tech Giants Afraid of Something?

Over the past three weeks, some of the most powerful tech companies in the world have taken a number of steps — unprecedented even by their standards — to monitor their users.

Tim Cook CEO of Apple testifies to Congress

Twitter Blacklists ‘Bronze Age Mindset’ Author

Twitter has banned the account of Bronze Age Pervert (often abbreviated as BAP), the pseudonymous author of the influential Nietszchean manifesto Bronze Age Mindset. BAP has temporarily moved his communications to his Telegram channel.

Jack Dorsey testifies to Congress

Electronic Frontier Foundation Sounds Alarm on Infrastructure Bill’s Crypto Tax

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), an organization that advocates for the rights of digital consumers, has warned that plans for a cryptocurrency tax in the massive Democrat-pushed infrastructure bill risks stifling the emergent crypto market in the U.S. and exposing the personal data of those engaged in it.

President Joe Biden participates in his first official press conference Thursday, March 25, 2021, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

Twitter Partners with Big Media to Combat ‘Misinformation’

Twitter is partnering with Reuters and the Associated Press in a new scheme to combat alleged “misinformation,” following in Facebook’s footsteps by outsourcing part of the company’s “fact-checking” to corporate media organizations.

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PayPal Co-Founder David Sacks Slams Company, Warns of Financial Blacklisting

David Sacks, the founding COO and product leader of PayPal, slammed his former company over its announcement that it would partner with the far-left Anti Defamation League to monitor payments to alleged right-wing extremists, and that it would share the data with law enforcement.

PayPal CEO Dan Schulman

Twitter Says It Banned Election Audit Accounts for ‘Spam’

Twitter is claiming that the real reason it banned six accounts dedicated to the audit of 2020 election ballots in Arizona, Georgia, Wisconsin, Nevada and Pennsylvania is because the accounts were “spamming” the platform.

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and co-founder & CEO of Square, attends the crypto-currency conference Bitcoin 2021 Convention at the Mana Convention Center in Miami, Florida, on June 4, 2021. (Photo by Marco BELLO / AFP) (Photo by MARCO BELLO/AFP via Getty Images)

Second Class Citizens: The 5 Stages of Financial Blacklisting

After years of censoring conservatives without admitting to political bias, PayPal appears to have formally abandoned political neutrality, entering into a partnership with the far-left Anti Defamation League (ADL) and law enforcement to track and suppress the activities of the alleged far right.

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PayPal Working with ADL to Financially Blacklist and Spy on ‘Extremists’

PayPal, the online payment processing giant, has announced it will work with the far-left Anti-Defamation League (ADL) to collect information on and cut off financial flows to so-called extremists, and that it will share the data it gathers with law enforcement, policymakers, and the rest of the financial industry.

PayPal CEO Dan Schulman

YouTube Censors Family Research Council over Parental Rights Video

Google-owned YouTube censored the channel of FRC Action — the legislative affiliate of the Family Research Council (FRC), a socially conservative think tank — over a video discussing the Washington DC City Council’s decision to allow schools to vaccinate children against coronavirus without parental consent.

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Massive Internet Outage Hits Banks, Airlines, Thousands of Websites

A major internet outage knocked tens of thousands of websites and other platforms offline or made them difficult to access on Thursday, including Airbnb, TikTok, the Playstation Network, Steam, Southwest Airlines, Delta Airlines, Ally Bank, and Fidelity.

AP Photo/Alex Brandon