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Gatekeepers Gonna Gatekeep

     A small number of tech companies hold a monopoly on þe olde internet superhighway, with the various top-dog companies controlling different niches in the broader yet increasingly intellectually narrowed world of social media.      A handful of companies now have the … Continue reading

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Pippi Longstocking, Thought Criminal

     Under the guise of making room for more books, the libraries of Swedish municipality of Botkyrka have purged themselves of politically incorrect older editions of the Pippi Longstocking book “Pippi in the South Sea”. Specifically because: “The new edition of … Continue reading

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California and the Censoring of Doubleplusungood Political Internet Speech

     A bill was introduced this year to the California Assembly, AB 1104, bans “false” or “deceptive” statements on the internet having to do with any candidate or ballot measure. The relevant text of the proposed measure: “Section 18320.5 is added … Continue reading

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When Censorship Becomes a Civil Right

     The Oregon bakers who didn’t want to personal creative abilities to promote and endorse a same-sex ceremony have prohibited from speaking out about their beliefs.      Not to be happy with simply fining them $135,000, the Oregon Labor Commissioner, who is … Continue reading

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