Posts Tagged: censorship


The Right to be Wrong: Public Opinions, Private Data and Twitter’s Proposed Flagging Policy

Twitter officials recently announced they’ll begin placing a notice over tweets that violate their standards regarding abusive or bullying behavior, but that they still deem to …
By Michael Priem
2 years ago 10

Are Corporate Employees Protected by the First Amendment?

As it related to the Google incident, it was first reported that a memo authored by a Google employee, titled “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber”, was being …
By Amanda G. Ciccatelli
4 years ago 6

Social media giants will have issues banning hate speech

Recently, some major American tech companies operating across the globe have publicly announced their agreement to a code of conduct developed by the European Commission and designed …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 3

Poor management at Facebook leads to allegations of de facto censorship for some conservatives

News that Facebook engaged in suppressing content from conservative groups was first reported by Gizmodo in early May. The online publication reported comments from former Facebook workers …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 4

Threats and Censorship WIPO Style

It is utterly incomprehensible that an agency of the United Nations would threaten a journalist with criminal prosecution and personal civil liability for providing information contained in …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 15