The Daily Caller: Digital Rights Coalition Slams Facebook, Google’s ‘Secret Algorithms’

By Kyle Persic     5/8/18 A coalition of digital rights advocates and academic experts have formed to urge tech companies to implement new policies in an effort to become more transparent. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a San Fransisco-based nonprofit digital rights organization, along with the Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT), New […]

Breitbart: Five Things You Didn’t Know Silicon Valley Was Tracking

By Free Our Internet 4/24/18  The following post is sponsored by Free Our Internet. In recent weeks, Free Our Internet has been receiving a steady stream of comments from concerned supporters saying they should #DeleteFacebook. While this may seem like a quick fix to the rampant misuse of user data by Silicon Valley giants […]

The Washington Times: Thumbs down: Facebook’s hate speech and censorship policies no easy fix

By Ben Wolfgang – The Washington Times – Sunday, April 22, 2018 Under more scrutiny than ever, Facebook finds itself caught in a no-man’s land between activists who say it needs to adopt much stricter definitions governing hate speech and critics on the right who feel the social media giant is censoring conservative voices. The company’s policy now largely […]

Daily Mail: Street artist Sabo plasters New York with posters mocking Mark Zuckerberg over Facebook privacy row and attacking Chuck Schumer for links to company  By Rory Tingle For PUBLISHED: 10:28 EDT, 3 April 2018 | UPDATED: 14:05 EDT, 3 April 2018 Mark Zuckerberg has been targeted by the conservative street artist Sabo, who plastered posters across New York mocking him over the Facebook privacy scandal. Banners reading ‘You can’t watch your kids 24/7, but we can’ were put up in Times Square and other central sites […]

Breitbart: 5 Things You Need to Know About Fake Net Neutrality

by FREE OUR INTERNET (SPONSORED)3 Apr 2018  The following post is sponsored by Free Our Internet. Three years ago, Google used its influence over the Obama administration to pass sweeping federal government regulations over our modern internet networks. So-called “net neutrality” was subsequently sold to the public through a massive disinformation campaign, asserting that the […]

Bloomberg: Missouri Attorney General Opens Probe of Facebook Data Usage

By Joshua Brustein   April 1, 2018, 11:00 PM EDT Updated on April 2, 2018, 9:34 AM EDT  Missouri’s Republican attorney general is launching a wide-ranging probe into Facebook Inc.’s use of personal data. In a civil investigative demand dated Monday, Missouri’s Josh Hawley is asking Facebook to disclose every time it’s shared user information with a […]

The New York Times: Breitbart, Facing Headwinds, Tries a New Tack: Live Events

By Michael M. Grynbaum  March 27, 2018  Breitbart News is taking a step into the live events business. Following the lead of other media companies seeking fresh sources of revenue, the right-wing news and opinion site is set to host its first-ever town hall in suburban New Orleans next month, a panel on privacy and […]

Bloomberg: YouTube’s New Moderators Mistakenly Pull Right-Wing Channels

By Mark Bergen February 28, 2018, 3:12 PM EST  YouTube’s new moderators, brought in to spot fake, misleading and extreme videos, stumbled in one of their first major tests, mistakenly removing some clips and channels in the midst of a nationwide debate on gun control. The Google division said in December it would assign […]

The Wall Street Journal: Like Peter Thiel, Tech Workers Feel Alienated by Silicon Valley ‘Echo Chamber’

By Douglas MacMillan Feb. 18, 2018 9:00 a.m. ET Billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel has said he plans to leave Silicon Valley in part because of its perceived cultural uniformity. He isn’t the only one. Several tech workers and entrepreneurs also have said they left or plan to leave the San Francisco Bay Area because […]

Breitbart: Google’s Response to Prager University Lawsuit Claiming YouTube Censorship of Conservatives Doesn’t Explain Anything

by LUCAS NOLAN 15 Feb 2018 Google has responded to a lawsuit brought against them by Prager University claiming that YouTube violates the First Amendment by censoring conservatives, but their response does not address censorship or the reasoning behind restricting and demonetizing PragerU and other conservatives. The Hollywood Reporter reports that Google has responded to a lawsuit brought against the […]