Category Censorship

Google hiring 10,000 reviewers to censor YouTube content — OffGuardian

by Zaida Green, via WSWS Google is escalating its campaign of internet censorship, announcing that it will expand its workforce of human censors to over 10,000, the internet giant announced on December 4. The censors’ primary focus will be videos and other content on YouTube, its video-sharing platform, but will work across Google to censor […] […]

Net neutrality and the drive to censor the internet — World Socialist Web Site (en)

The move by the Trump administration to end net neutrality marks a milestone in the offensive by the US government and major corporations to put an end to the free and open internet. via Net neutrality and the drive to censor the internet — World Socialist Web Site (en)

How Google Manages Fake News — Viable Opposition

Apparently, the world’s leading search engine (by a very wide margin) feels that we aren’t capable of discerning the difference between news that is propaganda and news that is real. Recent developments that received almost no coverage by the western media show us the lengths that Google is willing to go to in its efforts… via […]

The truth about RT

Tune in Before they Take it Off the Air Just a few days ago RTAmerica was forced to register as a foreign agent in the United States. Using this designation as justification, Twitter and Facebook have now banned RT and Sputnik from advertising on their services. This is all over alleged Russian “interference” in the […]

Freedom Rider: Defending RT

Margaret Kimberley “The political attack on a news outlet is striking for another reason and that is the near complete absence of support for RT among American journalists.” The Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA) was established in 1938 as a means of fighting Nazi influence in the United States. The Russian funded cable network RT […]

Israel’s Foreign Agents Are Not Required To Register —

Israel’s Foreign Agents Are Not Required To Register Under the Foreign Agents Registration Act RT, a news organization, has been forced by Washington to register as a foreign agent. But the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces, a real foreign agent, is a US tax-exempt public foundation that raises money in the US for the… via […]

The Democrats’ McCarthyite witch hunt

 Andre Damon This week’s congressional hearings on “extremist content” on the Internet mark a new stage in the McCarthyite witch hunt by congressional Democrats, working with the intelligence agencies and leading media outlets, to legitimize censorship and attack free speech on the Internet. One after another, congressmen and senators goaded representatives of Google, Twitter and […]