Is the Bigger Threat to Our Elections Russia, or Google?

If Google is influencing elections, and hiding their efforts to do so solely because some of the people on a mailing list might be opposed to her actions, it speaks very clearly to their intent. The sharing of this e-mail throughout the company, in the e-mail chain which was leaked to Fox News and Breitbart, further confirms the company’s thoughts on intervening with elections.

At Least it's not the Goberment

Google: Beyond Good and “Don’t Be Evil”

Unchecked, companies like Google and Twitter are granted carte blanche to do for governments that which we’d never permit our governments to do: they gather and process data at scales an in manners unprecedented in history, and they execute censorship and narrative control through these mechanisms without a second thought to the ramifications of their decisions.

Node Network Graph

Social Media Algorithms are Biased Against Conservatives

Social media giants like Facebook, Twitter, and Google hide their biases behind claims of “impartial” algorithms — but are the algorithms really impartial? Many within these companies would tell you no. But after doing so, they often find themselves having to delete their posts explaining how their company’s bias affects their systems and decisions.

Thomas Paine's "Rights of Man"

Stop Conflating Free Speech and the First Amendment

Freedom of speech existed long before the Constitution, long before Thomas Paine. It is a natural right, a human right, and one social media should respect. No one should be silenced; it destroys our ability to grow as a society, and to learn as a p

Censorship and Manufactured Consent

Censorship, a Tool of the Media Trusts

It’s not just about abortion, it’s about the next 20 years. Twenties and Thirties it was the role of government, Fifties and Sixties it was civil rights. The next two decades it’s gonna be privacy. I’m talking about the Internet.…

Jack Dorsey

Stop Lying: Alex Jones Did Not Make a “Call to Action”

Twitter has suspended Alex Jones from using their platform for 7 days, after his call for viewers to “get [their] battle rifles ready, because they’re coming” in a recent Periscope stream. Jack Dorsey, the CEO of Twitter, has described this…

Candace Owens and Sarah Jeong

Twitter Suspends Candace Owens over Sarah Jeong’s Racism

Twitter temporarily suspended Candace Owens’ account today, over tweets in which she quoted Sarah Jeong directly, but replaced the words “white people” with “Jewish people”. After the New York Times’ controversial decision to hire Sarah Jeong, many have held her…