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Tucker Carlson Calls Out ‘Censorship’ After Facebook Limits Account For ‘Sharing Of False News’

Tucker Carlson Calls Out ‘Censorship’ After Facebook Limits Account For ‘Sharing Of False News’

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER Facebook limited Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s show page recently for repeatedly sharing “false news,” according to a post the conservative commentator shared on his Facebook profile. “Today’s censorship by Facebook. ‘Reduced Distribution.’ It’s no coincidence that the election is just weeks away,” said a post on the Tucker Carlson Tonight  Facebook page Thursday. […]

Voters in 4 Battleground States File Lawsuits Claiming Election Meddling Funded by Mark Zuckerberg

Voters in 4 Battleground States File Lawsuits Claiming Election Meddling Funded by Mark Zuckerberg

By LUCAS NOLAN Voters in four battleground states have filed federal lawsuits to prevent the funneling of millions of dollars from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google, and other tech firms through the Center for Tech and Civic Life which they allege is attempting to influence the outcome of the presidential election. According to a recent press […]

AI, 5G, and How Algorithms Could Cost You More Than Your Money

AI, 5G, and How Algorithms Could Cost You More Than Your Money

BY  MARY CLARK News Analysis Data is today’s oil, and China is today’s Saudi Arabia, Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) expert Kai-fu Lee said in 2018. In commercial terms, the beneficiaries of all this data are Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent—China’s equivalents of Google, Amazon, and Facebook—who feed it into a massive AI platform that powers algorithms to keep customers coming […]

Twitter Suspends Chinese Virologist Who Accused China Of Hiding Evidence Of COVID Leaking From A Lab

Twitter Suspends Chinese Virologist Who Accused China Of Hiding Evidence Of COVID Leaking From A Lab

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER . Twitter suspended the account of a Chinese virologist who claims China is concealing evidence that coronavirus was manufactured in a research lab, the New York Post reported. Scientist Dr. Li-Meng Yan’s account was suspended after she accused the Chinese Communist Party of developing the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 in a research lab […]

Viral Misinformation About Mailbox Removals Does Not Violate Twitter Policies, Won’t Be Fact-Checked Company Says

Viral Misinformation About Mailbox Removals Does Not Violate Twitter Policies, Won’t Be Fact-Checked Company Says

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER Tweets theorizing that officials are removing mailboxes to prevent people from casting mail-in ballots ahead of November do not violate Twitter’s policies against election-year misinformation, a Twitter spokesman told the Daily Caller News Foundation. Critics of President Donald Trump are suggesting on Twitter that his administration is tampering with mailboxes to suppress […]

Facebook Removes Thousands of Antifa, Militia Organizations, and QAnon-Related Groups

Facebook Removes Thousands of Antifa, Militia Organizations, and QAnon-Related Groups

BY ALLEN ZHONG   Facebook has removed thousands of groups, pages, and ads related to Antifa and other violent-inciting militia organizations from the social media platform. “For militia organizations and those encouraging riots, including some who may identify as Antifa, we’ve initially removed over 980 groups, 520 pages and 160 ads from Facebook,” the social media company said Wednesday […]

Amazon To Add Thousands Of Tech, Corporate Jobs In 6 American Cities

Amazon To Add Thousands Of Tech, Corporate Jobs In 6 American Cities

THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR Amazon plans to create 3,500 new tech and corporate jobs in six cities nationwide, the company announced Tuesday. Most of the company’s new hires will be located in Amazon’s New York office with the rest being added in Dallas, Detroit, Denver, Phoenix and San Diego, according to a press release. Amazon also announced plans […]

TikTok Threatens Legal Action Against Trump, Says Executive Order Banning The App Is Illegal

TikTok Threatens Legal Action Against Trump, Says Executive Order Banning The App Is Illegal

CHRIS WHITE TECH REPORTER TikTok threatened to sue President Donald Trump Friday for signing an executive order prohibiting individuals from communicating with the Chinese social media app’s parent company over the next 45 days. The executive order, which also impacts Chinese app WeChat, was issued Thursday night “without any due process,” TikTok said in a press statement. […]

Commerce Department Petitions FCC to Outline Restrictions of Online Censorship

Commerce Department Petitions FCC to Outline Restrictions of Online Censorship

BY PETR SVAB The Department of Commerce has asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to outline a framework that would constrain online platforms’ ability to censor users’ speech. The FCC needs to “clarify when an online platform curates content in ‘good faith,’” the department’s July 27 petition requests, according to the White House’s July 29 press […]

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