Allum Bokhari

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Biden Surgeon General Vivek Murthy Calls on Big Tech to Censor Joe Rogan

Biden-appointed U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said Silicon Valley tech companies have an “important role to play” in preventing the spread of alleged coronavirus “misinformation.” His comments came during an MSNBC interview that specifically mentioned Joe Rogan.

Murthy

Senate Democrats Announce Hearing to Consider Controversial Media Cartel Bill

Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing next week to begin considering a highly controversial bill that would allow media companies to form a collective bargaining cartel, a proposal that critics have warned will empower big media companies and harm independent journalism.

Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill April 11, 2018 in Washington, DC. This is the second day of testimony before Congress by Zuckerberg, 33, after it was reported that 87 …

YouTube Permanently Blacklists Dan Bongino

Dan Bongino, who hosts one of the most popular podcasts in conservative media, has been permanently banned from Google’s YouTube video hosting platform. Bongino was an early investor in Rumble, a competitor to YouTube.

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 21: Dan Bongino speaks onstage during Politicon 2018 at Los Angeles Convention Center on October 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Phillip Faraone/Getty Images for Politicon )

Twitter Censored 4.7 Million Tweets in First 6 Months of 2021

Twitter required account holders to delete 4.7 million tweets that allegedly violated the platform’s rules in the first half of 2021, according to the far-left Silicon Valley platform’s latest transparency report — while simultaneously complaining that the “open internet” is “under threat: from authoritarian governments.

Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal

Newsguard Defends NPR After Fake News Supreme Court Masking Story

NewsGuard, the establishment “news rating” project that claims to fight untrustworthy media outlets, is cautiously defending NPR as the establishment media outlet continues to claim that U.S. Supreme Court justices Neil Gorsuch and Sonya Sotomayor are at odds over masks, even after a statement from the two judges denying the matter.

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 23: Members of the Supreme Court pose for a group photo at the Supreme Court in Washington, DC on April 23, 2021. Seated from left: Associate Justice Samuel Alito, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justice Stephen Breyer and Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, …

Group of ‘Experts’ Pressures Spotify to Censor Joe Rogan

A group of 270 scientists and doctors are pressuring Spotify to crack down on content from Joe Rogan, the most popular podcaster in the U.S. One of the group’s complaints? His interview with doctor and scientist, Dr. Robert Malone.

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Tech Founder Resigns After Claiming Jewish Plot to ‘Euthanize’ Americans

The founder and chairman of Entrata, a software company that raised $500 million from private investors last year, has resigned after sending political and business leaders in Utah a long email alleging an international Jewish conspiracy to “euthanize” the American people through vaccines.

David Bateman founder of Entrata

Rumble Launches Its Own Advertising Marketplace

Conservative-friendly video hosting platform Rumble is moving a significant portion of its ads revenue to an early-stage version of a new native ads marketplace created by the company. The new marketplace will be rolled out in stages over the course of this year.

Google boss Sundar Pichai is masked up ( Drew Angerer /Getty)

Sen. Rand Paul Quits YouTube for Rumble

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) has announced he will no longer post videos to YouTube, encouraging others who oppose Big Tech censorship to join him in leaving the Google-owned platform. He will continue to post videos to the internet via his Rumble account.

US Republican Senator from Kentucky Rand Paul speaks as US Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona testify before the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearings to examine school reopening during Covid-19, focusing on supporting students, educators, and families, on Capitol Hill in Washington, …

‘Enemy to America:’ Marjorie Taylor Green Blasts Twitter After Permanent Blacklisting

Twitter permanently blacklisted the personal account of a sitting member of Congress, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA), over the New Year’s weekend. “Twitter is an enemy to America and can’t handle the truth,” Greene said in a statement responding to the ban. “That’s fine, I’ll show America we don’t need them and it’s time to defeat our enemies.”

The Associated Press

Google Slammed for Maps Guiding Travelers to Closed-Off, Dangerous Roads During Snowstorm

Tech giant Google is taking fire for directing drivers in the Lake Tahoe area through potentially dangerous or closed-off routes during record snowstorms in the area. One forest sciences professor told the Masters of the Universe: “You are sending people up a poorly maintained forest road to their death in a severe blizzard.”

Google CEO Sundar Pichai testifies

Tumblr Escalates Censorship to Placate Apple

Blogging platform Tumblr, once a powerhouse of content for millennials, has censored a wide swathe of hashtags on its Apple iOS app, in what the social media company says is an effort to remain within the Apple App Store’s community guidelines. Some of the censored terms include “girl,” “suicide prevention,” and “testicular cancer.”

Tim Cook CEO of Apple laughing

Lawsuit: TikTok Content Moderation Duties Cause PTSD

Candie Frazier, a content moderator for Chinese-owned social media giant TikTok, which recently surpassed Google to become the most visited website in the world, is suing the company, alleging that it did not provide a safe workplace environment and gave her Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

TikTok video app

Republican Utah Gov. Spencer Cox: ‘Misinformation Is Killing People’

Spencer Cox, the Republican governor of Utah, agreed that it isn’t “hyperbole” to say that “misinformation is killing people,” during an interview with local newspaper Desert News in which he also condemned “hateful rhetoric” and expressed concern about a growing lack of faith in America’s institutions.

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox speaks during a news conference before receiving his first dose of the Pfizer vaccine Thursday, March 25, 2021, in Spanish Fork, Utah. Utah is on pace to remove all coronavirus-related restrictions by July if transmission rates keep dropping, but the situation could change, Cox said Thursday. …