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‘First Twitter fueled bank run’: Democrat floats censoring social media posts in wake of Silicon Valley Bank collapse

Sen. Mark Kelly was concerned that foreign actors could threaten the financial system.

On Mar 14, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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The ‘sex scenes are bad’ discourse has gone off the rails

The solution here is to turn off the program and find something else to watch, not enact restrictions. 

On Feb 18, 2023 by Tiffany Kelly

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Allegations of sexual misconduct against Andrew Callaghan, All Gas No Brakes creator, are disappearing from his subreddit

At least 2 posts have been removed from Channel5ive.

On Jan 11, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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‘They are deleting our images’: Chinese protesters detail digital censorship, VPN struggles as fight over COVID lockdowns grows

A number of protesters spoke to the Daily Dot about their fight against the state.

On Dec 2, 2022 by Kunwar Khuldune Shahid

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‘More of the same’: Elon Musk met with civil rights leaders about hate speech on Twitter—which infuriated the far-right

They want Twitter to be like 4chan and they want it now.

On Nov 2, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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Unfair Instagram moderation of women’s bodies highlighted in a new exhibit

It aims to platform the deplatformed.

On Jul 19, 2022 by Viola Stefanello

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‘The point was not to be censored’: Trump’s social media platform makes heavy-handed moderation choices, alienating his base

Even pro-Trump talking points are disappearing from the site.

On Jun 23, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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Court says Florida can’t enforce its big tech bill that fines companies for banning politicians

'Neither law nor logic recognizes government authority to strip an entity of its First Amendment rights merely by labeling it a common carrier,' the court wrote.

On May 24, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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A TikTok troll is testing Truth Social’s appetite for free speech—and getting suspended for it

Both pranksters and Trump's more ardent supporters are pushing back on Truth Social's moderation policies.

On Mar 2, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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A far-right figure is already accusing Trump’s Truth Social of censoring him

A user who called for the execution of government officials is mad his post contains a disclaimer.

On Feb 22, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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As social media censorship in Pakistan continues to rise, users fear what it means for internet freedom

With increased censorship, marginalized groups fear finding safe spaces online.

On Jan 11, 2022 by Anmol Irfan

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Right-wingers say TikTok is deleting their videos about big tech censorship

Media Research Center says TikTok deleted its video repeating Project Veritas' anti-vax claims.

On Oct 20, 2021 by Claire Goforth

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YouTube is cracking down on independent journalists who covered the Capitol riot

YouTube has cited its 'spam, deceptive practices and scams policy.'

On Feb 3, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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Anti-porn organization takes aim at Twitter for NSFW ban, sex workers warn

Sex workers fear a repeat of

On Jan 22, 2021 by Ana Valens

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Fox News host Jeanine Pirro thinks her phone is being censored—but it’s just a texting fail

The conservative figure thinks her texts are being altered by big tech.

On Nov 29, 2020 by Mikael Thalen