On May 13, the French parliament adopted a law that requires online platforms such as Facebook, Google, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat to remove reported "hateful content" within 24 hours and "terrorist content" within one hour.
People complain that social media companies like Facebook and Twitter often ban good content.
Also intends to argue that it must be allowed to compete with Chinese tech firms
COVID-19 has emboldened American tech platforms to emerge from their defensive crouch. Before the pandemic, they were targets of public outrage over life under their dominion.
For this week's round-up of articles, we're taking a look at some of the things the government thinks should be banned in response to coronavirus.
Overnight, the vast majority of America has been placed under varying degrees of lock-down as one governor after another issued orders mandating that people stay at home as a way of stopping the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19).
Ofcom, UK's communications regulator has ban UK broadcasters from talking about the Coronavirus and 5G. David Icke's most recent interview with Londonreal.tv get's banned from youtube. In it he says the coronavirus is fake. The testing is easily m
The woman on the street can have a hard time understanding what some journalists think free speech is these days. Craig Aaron is the president and CEO of an organization known as "Free Press".
Are you interested in talking about . . . things? You know, the kind of things that we're not allowed to talk about anymore? You know, since the . . . uhhh . . . "The Event"?
I'm not sure which is more sad, that American pastors are being arrested for having public worship services or that most Christians seem to be perfectly fine with that travesty.
The Canadian government has recently considered a proposal to require all Canadian media to be licensed by the government.
...saying they must have Mike Pence's approval for EVERYTHING they say about mounting crisis - despite VP having zero medical qualifications
Zuckerberg Asks German Government for Instructions on 'What Discourse Should Be Allowed' - the Death of Free Speech
The push for speech control escalates. There is now a concentration of stories concerning social media companies and their role in shaping political thought.
I remember when censorship in America was a limited phenomenon. It applied during war time--"loose lips sink ships." It applied to pornography.
I remember when censorship in America was a limited phemonenon. It applied during war time--"loose lips sink ships." It applied to pornography.
Americans' free-speech and other rights are being violated by state laws aimed at stifling the BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) Movement against Israel's illegal rule of Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, both conquered over half a
"There should be more guidance and regulation from the states on basically - take political advertising as an example - what discourse should be allowed?"
Martyr for free speech: Jordan Peterson is the professor vilified by the Left for his crusade against political correctness. Now he's seriously ill, his close friend DOUGLAS MURRAY reveals the very high price he's paid
rance had just come out of the fifth anniversary of the massacre at its satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo than it was plunged into a similar case.
Canadian Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault said that he planned to follow a panel report recommending that Canada's broadcasting laws for radio and television should require government licenses for all media content including online media, news s
Many years ago, I was giving a lecture on the Constitution and the Bill of Rights to a class at a public high school here in Virginia.
You have all the freedom of speech you like, but prepare to be deplatformed or have your voice buried by large tech corporations with their thumb on the scale of American discourse.
Librarians and free speech groups contest bill limits readers' choices.
WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson gave a brief statement to the press after the latest court hearing for Julian Assange's extradition case in London today, saying the Trump administration is arguing that the First Amendment of the US Con
Foundation for Middle East Peace President Lara Friedman points out that a proposed Arizona amendment could potentially trample on free speech and target critics of Israel.
In November 2019, Germans celebrated the collapse of the Berlin Wall and the reunification of Germany 30 years earlier.
For years I've covered faculty being removed from campus for having integrity, or at least the sense enough to not agree with "the narrative," and First Amendment protections never seem to apply.
In September of last year, the Zionist social media page Facebook engaged in electoral meddling by arbitrarily banning the large accounts of radical nationalist parties Forza Nuova and CasaPound.