(William Ammerman) Big Tech publishers, including Facebook, Twitter, and Google, use seven major censorship tactics to control the flow of information through their products. Under the beneficent guise of “content moderation” most censorship by Big Tech publishers was traditionally directed at vices such as obscenity, violence, drugs, and gambling, often in direct response to advertisers who don’t want their ads to appear adjacent to such content. But increasingly, these publishers are applying censorship tactics to more slippery categories such as disinformation, bullying, and hate speech, where definitions are elusive and judgments are subjective and prone to bias. As the public increasingly relies on these publishers for news and information, it is vital to understand these censorship tactics and the potential risks they pose to free speech. Here are the 7 D’s of Big Tech censorship:
(Daisy Luther) Imagine this conversation with a stranger in line at the grocery store.
(Justin Deschamps) The Pentagon JEDI contract seeks to create one of the largest cloud storage information centers on earth. But what does this mean for the alleged secret space program? Joseph P. Farrell offers some things to think about.
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(Sofia Adamson) Parapsychology, sometimes known as psi, deals with the study of psychic phenomenon. This mental phenomenon cannot be explained by the common laws of science and hence has been the central topic of many studies conducted by prominent researchers. From Freud to William James, all have been mystified by the workings of psychic readings and elements. Some scientists have even worked vigorously to prove psychic readers as frauds. So naturally, one tends to wonder: are psychics real? And if yes, how can you identify a genuine one from the fraudulent kinds?