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Leftist Tech Press Figures Out Google Is Censoring People

The MIT Technology Review recently reported that Google-owned YouTube has been censoring Kazakh Human Rights groups intermittently across the platform. The left-leaning outlet recently reported on the Masters of the Universe censoring Kazakh dissidents and activists focusing on human rights in China’s Xinjiang province.

Google-owned Youtube CEO Susan Wojcicki

Privacy-Focused Brave Builds Search Engine to Take on Google

Privacy-focused web browser Brave has launched a beta version of its Brave search engine in an attempt to create a privacy-focused alternative to Google. Brave is basing its search engine on its own index of websites, unlike rival DuckDuckGo which is based on the Bing search index, making it vulnerable to Microsoft’s censorship efforts.

The Associated Press

Bokhari: Democrat Led Antitrust Bills Are a Massive Gamble

The antitrust subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee recently released five highly anticipated bills aimed at curbing the power of the Big Tech companies. The House is currently under the control of the Democrats, but these bills have been pitched as a bipartisan effort, led by subcommittee chairman Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) and ranking member Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO).

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 12: Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI) asks Deputy Assistant FBI Director Peter Strzok a question on July 12, 2018 in Washington, DC. Strzok testified before a joint committee hearing of the House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committees. While involved in the probe into Hillary Clinton's …

Instagram Blacklists Conservative Filmmaker Maggie VandenBerghe

Maggie VandenBerghe, a conservative filmmaker whose videos attacking the political left have gained millions of views and have been featured on Fox News and the Blaze, was banned from Facebook-owned Instagram earlier this week after reposting a tweet from journalist and author Jack Posobiec.

Mark Zuckerberg Capitol Hill

Hong Kong to Censor Films for Violating Chinese ‘National Security’ Law

Hong Kong’s government announced Friday it will begin censoring films screened in Hong Kong for content interpreted as violating the city’s national security law, imposed illegitimately on Hong Kong by China’s ruling Communist Party last June and creating four new crimes — secession, subversion, terrorism, and collusion with foreign forces.

Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam speaks to the media about the new national security law introduced to the city at her weekly press conference in Hong Kong on July 7, 2020. - China has quickly moved to censor Hong Kong's internet and access users' data using a feared new …

Microsoft Bing Censors ‘Tank Man’ Images on Tiananmen Anniversary

The Microsoft-owned search engine Bing is not displaying any image results for “tank man,” the most iconic image of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, even when the term is searched from within the United States. Microsoft claims the phenomenon is due to an “accidental human error,” and that the company is “working to resolve this.”

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, speaks at a media event in San Francisco, California on March 27, 2014. Microsoft is tapping into its software past as it maps its future in the rapidly changing world of Internet technology. Newly anointed Microsoft chief Satya Nadella on Thursday laid out a vision …