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AP News Goes Inside Facebook’s Crackdown in Germany Before Election

A recent report by AP News outlines Facebook’s massive crackdown ahead of the German federal elections to prevent the spread of what the Masters of the Universe consider misinformation related to the coronavirus. One analysis found that many users banned for attempting to rebut posts labeled as “misinformation.”

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives at the European Parliament, prior to his audition on the data privacy scandal on May 22, 2018 at the European Union headquarters in Brussels. (Photo by JOHN THYS / AFP) (Photo credit should read JOHN THYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Elon Musk Praises Communist China, Plans Tesla Expansion Throughout Country

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk recently gave a virtual speech at the World Internet Conference hosted by the Cyberspace Administration of China where he praised the communist country and stated that Tesla will continue to expand its investments in the country. According to Musk, China is a “global leader in digitization.”

Elon Musk shades his eyes in front of a Tesla

Leftist ASU Groups Voice Support for Forcing White Students Out of ‘Multicultural Center’

Several student groups at Arizona State University reacted to a viral video that shows two white students studying in the school’s “multicultural center” being harassed over a laptop sticker, which read, “Police Lives Matter,” claiming the white students displayed imagery of “white supremacy” and “white nationalism.” The students were eventually forced out of the university space.  One student group even called for the “expulsion of the two white male students.”

Multicultural Center at ASU video

New York City Approves Legislation to Improve Conditions for Gig Economy Workers

New York City has become the first city in the U.S. to take steps to improve the working conditions of delivery drivers and other gig economy workers by approving a package of legislation mandating minimum pay and addressing many of the issues that workers for app-based delivery services like Grubhub, DoorDash, and Uber Eats regularly face.

DoorDash allows restaurants to choose commissions in post-pandemic world. Here, a DoorDash delivery man is seen in Manhattan.

‘I’m Not Racist, I’m Just Studying:’ Video Shows White Students Forced Out of ASU ‘Multicultural Center’

A video appearing to show students harassing two white students in Arizona State University’s “multicultural center” has gone viral on social media. In the video, students off-camera appear to take offense to a laptop sticker reading, “Police Lives Matter,” before demanding the white students leave the multicultural center, proclaiming, “white is not a culture.”

Multicultural Center at ASU video

FTC Memo Calls for Focus on ‘Structural Dominance’ of Big Tech

FTC Chair Lina Khan sent a memo to staff this week in which she called for the agency to focus on power imbalances and address the “structural dominance” of big companies. The memo’s mention of “next generation technologies” implies a heavy emphasis on the Big Tech Masters of the Universe.

FTC Chair Lina Khan

John Stossel Sues Facebook Alleging Defamation over ‘Fact-Check’ Label

Former TV journalist John Stossel has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Facebook seeking at least $2 million in damages, alleging that the company defamed him by adding “fact-check” labels to two videos he posted related to climate change. After Facebook’s labels, the lawsuit claims “his viewership plummeted due to both Facebook’s censorship and the reputational harm caused by the false labels.”

SAN JOSE, CA - MAY 01: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the F8 Facebook Developers conference on May 1, 2018 in San Jose, California. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivered the opening keynote to the FB Developer conference that runs through May 2. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)