The “Trump Situation,” Google and the Power to Silence

The recent information leaked to Project Veritas about Google and how it “shapes” news finally gives credence to what we have known to be true for years. Google is a political machine and has an agenda that will not be stopped.  In part of the video, Jen Gennai, Head of Responsible Innovation states: “We all […]

Will Jigsaw Be the End of Free Speech?

Google’s Jigsaw tool reminds me of every AI sci-fi movie I have ever watched. After reading “How Google’s Jigsaw Is Trying to Detoxify the Internet,” one can only scratch their head and ask themselves “what could possibly go wrong.” I understand the intentions are good but as the saying goes “the road to hell is […]

FOI Sends Letter Thanking Senator Cruz for Standing Up to Big Tech

Following last week’s Senate Commerce Subcommittee hearing examining the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) priorities, Free Our Internet’s Executive Director Christie-Lee McNally, sent a letter to Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) to thank him for highlighting key issues relating to big tech and their threat to the free flow of and access to information. FOI agrees, and […]

Who Really Interfered With the Midterm Elections? Big Tech

Unfortunately, leading up to last week’s midterm elections, “election meddling” was again a major topic of discussion. Prior to election night, Facebook announced it had banned more than 100 accounts suspected of “coordinated inauthentic behavior” and, without any real indication of why, said it believed the accounts were Russian-based attempts to meddle in the U.S. […]

Facebook Messes Up, Yet Again

Privacy violations at the hands of America’s biggest tech companies have become alarmingly common occurrences. It is no longer a surprise when we get word that those in Silicon Valley have once again mishandled information leading to their consumer’s data being compromised. Nevertheless, today’s discovery that a security breach may have opened the door for […]

Reddit Joins Big Tech’s Crusade Against Conservatives

Big Tech’s tirade against conservative speech and ideals is running rampant and, this week, Reddit joined other Silicon Valley goliaths when it banned QAnon’s community page, one of the group’s main hubs, from its website. QAnon is just the latest in the seemingly endless list of right-leaning individuals or groups that have been shadowbanned, blocked, […]

ICYMI: AP and DCN Studies Prove Google Is Creepier Than We Thought

As if we didn’t already know Google was playing Big Brother, two separate reports published this month – one by the Associated Press and one by Digital Content Next – show that the Silicon Valley giant is tracking both Apple and Android phone user locations and activity, even when they have turned location services off. […]