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Gov. DeSantis, Experts Slam Google, YouTube for Coronavirus Censorship: ‘We Are Not Going to Be Silenced’

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and experts blasted “Big Tech corporate media collusion” during a Monday press conference that occurred days after Google-owned YouTube removed a video of the governor’s previous public health roundtable discussion with renowned doctors and epidemiologists, accusing the establishment media and Big Tech of acting as “enforcers of a narrative.

MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA - JANUARY 06: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaks during a press conference about the opening of a COVID-19 vaccination site at the Hard Rock Stadium on January 06, 2021 in Miami Gardens, Florida. The governor announced that the stadium's parking lot which offers COVID-19 tests will begin …

Yale Law Prof Who Defended Brett Kavanaugh Claims She Is Being Targeted by University

Yale Law School professor Amy Chua, who supported Justice Brett Kavanaugh in the months leading up to his nomination to the Supreme Court, now says that she is being targeted by individuals within the university who oppose the so-called “controversial” opinions she has expressed. Chua is now calling for an independent investigation into how her personal files were leaked to the press.

Yale Law prof Amy Chua

CA Teacher to Zoom Class: ‘Sick to My Stomach’ over Parents Telling Teachers ‘How to Do Their Job’

A California high school teacher was caught on a Zoom video telling students to “dare” their parents “to come at” her in response to parents’ collective push to end remote learning and have their children return to in-person classes full time. The teacher added, “I am so sick to my stomach of parents trying to tell educators how to do their job.”

Zoom class

Intel Introduces ‘Bleep’ AI to Censor Offensive Speech

Silicon Valley giant Intel has announced that it will be releasing an AI program named Bleep that is capable of censoring “offensive” and racist speech from gaming audio. Intel claims that the AI tool will allow users to detect and remove toxic speech from their voice chat.”

Intel CEO Bob Swan

ADL Exploits Wikipedia to Promote Group and Attack Conservatives

Numerous Wikipedia users working for the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) have been persistently adding references to the group in various articles. The scheme included attempting to mention ADL claims about antisemitism in the article about the reddit-driven stock market boom in video game retailer GameStop. The ADL editing campaign is another example of rampant efforts by paid editors and those with conflicts of interest to exploit the site’s open editing model.

Jonathan Greenblatt

The Legal War Between Apple and Epic Games Is Heating Up

Apple and Epic Games are currently engaged in an intense legal battle related to App Store fees and Apple’s ban on third-party payment processors. The arguments each company plan to present in court are becoming clearer as their showdown in court approaches.

Apple CEO Tim Cook waves as he arrives for the Economic Summit held for the China Development Forum in Beijing on March 23, 2019. (Photo by Ng Han Guan / POOL / AFP) (Photo credit should read NG HAN GUAN/AFP via Getty Images)

Apple Developer: App Store Security Is Like Bringing ‘Plastic Butter Knife to a Gunfight’

According to recently released legal documents, a senior Apple engineer compared the company’s App Store defenses against malicious actors to be like “bringing a plastic butter knight to a gunfight.” The senior employee also described the company’s review process for new apps as “more like the pretty lady who greets you… at the Hawaiian airport than the drug-sniffing dog.”

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks with attendees during an Apple product launch event at Apple's headquarters in Cupertino, California on September 10, 2019. - Apple unveiled its iPhone 11 models Tuesday, touting upgraded, ultra-wide cameras as it updated its popular smartphone lineup and cut its entry price to $699. (Photo …