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Exclusive — Sen. Bill Hagerty: End Facebook’s Censorship of Breitbart News by Regulating Them like Phone Companies

Sen. Bill Hagerty (R-TN) said on Tuesday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow that his sponsored legislation, the FREE Speech Act, would end Facebook’s political censorship of Breitbart News and other media outlets by repealing Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act and regulating Big Tech companies as “common carriers.”

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Facebook Calls for More Regulations on Everything But Censorship

Facebook is calling for more regulation of the tech industry, including a vague call for “more transparent” content moderation and accountability for hosting illegal content, but makes scant mention of regulation to prevent censorship and political interference by the Silicon Valley giants themselves.

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Bokhari: A Simple Guide to Understanding Every Big Tech Hearing

Jack Dorsey, Sundar Pichai, and Mark Zuckerberg all testified before a joint hearing of two congressional committees today. With the chief executives of three of the most powerful technology companies facing questions from lawmakers, you’d expect some interesting things to be said, right?

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Pinkerton: A Bad Romance — How Republicans Fell Out of Love with Big Tech

The Republican romance with Big Tech didn’t work out as planned. The Big Techsters, confident of kneejerk Republican support for low taxes and deregulation, were free to follow their bliss on avant-garde woke social issues. In other words, the GOP was safeguarding Big Tech, while the Techsters, taking Republicans for granted, acted like good Democrats.  

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Facebook Wants ‘Clear Rules for the Internet’ as It Reduces Political Content on Platform

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently stated that the social media giant would be reducing the amount of political content on its platforms and in its news feeds to channel users towards more “healthy communities.” Zuckerberg also said that he wants “clear guidance and clear rules for the Internet,” and is in favor of updating Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA).

Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill April 11, 2018 in Washington, DC. This is the second day of testimony before Congress by Zuckerberg, 33, after it was reported that 87 …

North Dakota Bill Would Let Censored Citizens Sue Facebook, Twitter

A proposed bill from Republican state lawmakers in North Dakota could see Facebook and Twitter face lawsuits from users who have been censored on their platforms. Some experts argue the law would have no effect due to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act (CDA), the law that enables the Big Tech Masters of the Universe to enjoy legal immunity in cases related to censorship.

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Durbin: McConnell Is Adding ‘Poison Pills’ to $2,000 Checks

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “Situation Room,” Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) accused Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) of attaching “poison pills” to $2,000 direct payments to try to discourage people from passing $2,000 payments. Durbin said, “The

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