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Saudis Move to Behead Woman Activist as Facebook Censors Anti-Saudi Content

Riyadh (GPA) – Saudi prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for a 29-year-old woman activist for crimes such as chanting slogans at a protest. Beheading a woman is unprecedented in the kingdom. Meanwhile, Facebook has sprung into action to protect Riyadh’s back by initiating a crackdown on hundreds of accounts posting anti-Saudi content. Saudi prosecutors are […]

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Insight Media Press Release on Censorship by Facebook

United States (IM) – In a Friday morning surprise, Insight Media founder Ali Salaam woke up to find that several posts on his personal Facebook page had been removed due to being “spam or violating Facebook’s community standards.” Salaam then came to find that on the Insight Media Facebook page itself, a huge percentage of posts, photos, and videos had also been deleted. On […]

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As Tech Giants Compete for $18B Pentagon Contract to Develop Orwellian Data Cloud, Workers Push Back

Washington D.C. (MPN) – Silicon Valley companies have something the Pentagon wants: remarkable artificial intelligence capabilities. Since the DoD doesn’t have the means to develop this technology itself, it has to purchase it from somewhere. It’s a natural partnership for an increasingly Orwellian age. The entire tech industry is currently going through its very own […]

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The Cambridge Analytica Facebook Leak: The Story so Far

Washington (GPA) – Over the weekend, The New York Times exposed Cambridge Analytica’s use of stolen Facebook data in the 2016 US elections. Here’s what we know so far. Cambridge Analytica, a fairly fresh campaign consultant company that was founded with $15 million from Donald Trump backer Robert Mercer in 2014, has recently become the focus of a […]

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Facebook Quits the Split: Tampered With Small Media Traffic

San Francisco (teleSUR) – Facebook says it won’t split its feeds in two after protests over an additional “explore” feed convince the company to stay with its single “news” reel. Facebook says it won’t split itself in two after protests over an additional “explore” feed convince the company to stay with its single “news.” Last October the California-based social […]

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YouTube Bans Donbass News Agency, Cutting Crucial Ukraine Coverage

Donetsk (GPA) – In the latest sweeps on “pro-Russian fake news,” Donbass News Agency has been removed from YouTube for covering Ukrainian war crimes. Western censors targeted a crucial source of information yesterday, shutting down the English language YouTube channel for the Donbass News Agency (DONi). DONi is one of the top sources documenting Ukrainian […]

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Zuckerberg Meets With Chinese Officials To Expand Market…But At What Cost

Beijing, China (TFC) – Over the weekend; Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg met with high level officials of the Chinese Communist Party in an attempt to create a friendly atmosphere for the social media giant. Zuckerberg’s visit to China including meeting with the head of the government’s propaganda department yet both parties declined to discuss if the country […]

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