Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.[…]
The American Silencing of Speech
The squelching of the Internet is the greatest threat to freedom of speech that any of us have ever seen, and this attack has started earnestly in the United States.
Late last year, YouTube made an announcement to hire 10,000 new moderators to “flag content” and those moderators have been flagging at a stunning rate.
In many cases, the moderators were pulling entire channels without any advance warning whatsoever, and most of those channels were deemed conservative. Since that time, conservative videos and conservative accounts have been “disappearing” in massive numbers.
Twitter is cracking down hard also. Multitudes of conservatives have been shadow-banned.
On Facebook the censorship of conservatives [not just conservatives. Ed.] has reached epic proportions, and now Facebook has decided to kill off the “trending topics” section and replace it with filtered news from “trustworthy and quality sources” (CNN).
Ultimately, if media corporations and governments are the ones mandating the censorship, there will be nowhere to run and hide. Currently, the Department of Homeland Security is compiling a comprehensive list of journalists, editors, correspondents, bloggers and “social media influencers”, through the Google Digital News Initiative.
The end of Free Speech is within sight in the “land of the free.” The time to stop this assault has come – the time is now.[…]
Free Speech is Now a Whisper — American Intelligence Media
June 15, 2018 · by nomad · in Censorship, Civil Liberties, Dissent Control, Google, Social Control, Surveillance State, Totalitarianism ·