Mark Zuckerberg mulling over “brain-controlling and implantable” tech, because controlling online speech isn’t Orwellian enough by itself

(Natural News) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently raised a lot of eyebrows when he revealed that his company would like to develop a wearable device that is capable of reading people’s brains. In Facebook’s ongoing discussion series, Zuckerberg mentioned the concept of technology translating brain signals into information that could be useful to machines. “The…

China’s social credit system: Citizens required to scan their faces before they can access the internet or purchase a smartphone

(Natural News) China is known for exercising extreme amounts of internet censorship and surveillance, but the situation recently grew even more outrageous as a new requirement kicked in for Chinese people to scan their faces for internet access. Under the previous rules, Chinese people were required to show an identification card before getting internet installed…

China buys Hollywood’s silence about its human rights abuses

(Natural News) The recent drama about Disney’s Mulan film has drawn some much-needed attention to the evils of communist China – a topic that is often glossed over thanks to the country’s financial support of Hollywood. Director Judd Apatow recently expressed his concerns about the issue, saying that Hollywood censors films to avoid upsetting China…