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The Weaponization of Social Media

Posted by on March 4, 2018 in Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
The Weaponization of Social Media

Governments around the world employ armies of keyboard warriors to spread propaganda and disrupt their online opposition. Their goal? To shape public discourse around global events in a way favorable to their standing military and geopolitical objectives. Their method? The Weaponization of Social Media. James Corbett discusses in detail.

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The Upside Of Corporate Internet Censorship

The Upside Of Corporate Internet Censorship

This type of censorship, through demonitization, ghost-banning, page-blocking, de-indexing, blocking, censoring, and removing, is the very thing that will finally bring about the realization of the full potential of the independent individual on the net.

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Google Tried to Censor What Americans Can Buy Online — but It Totally Backfired

Posted by on March 2, 2018 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Google Tried to Censor What Americans Can Buy Online — but It Totally Backfired

On Tuesday morning, people shopping via Google began to notice that any search items related to the word “gun” or the category of firearms in general were coming back with zero results. If you were in the market for a glue gun or a nail gun or any other such product, you were simply out of luck. But it went even further than that…

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9 Uses For Hemp You Won’t Learn From Mainstream Media

9 Uses For Hemp You Won’t Learn From Mainstream Media

Perhaps if people knew the many ways hemp and marijuana, which are closely related but are not the same, can be used, their opinions on legalizing the crop would change. Here are 9 benefits of hemp you won’t learn about from mainstream media

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New Social Network That Pays People to Use It Could Be a Replacement for Facebook

Posted by on February 28, 2018 in Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
New Social Network That Pays People to Use It Could Be a Replacement for Facebook

Bloomberg Technology reported Tuesday on Steemit, an increasingly popular blockchain-based social media and blogging platform that allows participants to earn cryptocurrency for posting, commenting, and voting on content.

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What Actually Happens When You Have An Abortion?

Posted by on January 30, 2018 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
What Actually Happens When You Have An Abortion?

AsapSCIENCE reveals the different choices for procedures to do abortions depending on the gestation period.

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An Orwellian George Soros Calls Facebook And Google A ‘Menace’ For Hacking Our Minds

Posted by on January 28, 2018 in Internet, Media & Arts, Social Media with 0 Comments
An Orwellian George Soros Calls Facebook And Google A ‘Menace’ For Hacking Our Minds

Soros also said that giants like Facebook and Google should be looked at as public utilities, calling for government regulation of the platforms, a move which would completely solidify political control over the a vast majority of content on the internet. As it is, the censorship we see emerging today is motivated by corporate elites, however regulating these companies would introduce federal control over content as well. An Orwellian nightmare.

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Internet Unites to Protect Net Neutrality as Netflix Tells FCC: “See You in Court”

Posted by on January 7, 2018 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Internet Unites to Protect Net Neutrality as Netflix Tells FCC: “See You in Court”

The lobbying group that represents some of the nation’s largest companies in Silicon Valley—including Google, Amazon, and Netflix—announced Friday that it would act as “intervernor” in a lawsuit against the FCC’s recent decision to dismantle rules that enshrine net neutrality protections that have governed the web since its creation.

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Team Internet Is Far From Done: What’s Next For Net Neutrality and How You Can Help

Posted by on December 18, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Team Internet Is Far From Done: What’s Next For Net Neutrality and How You Can Help

It’s not too late to stop the FCC’s rule change from going into effect. Poll after poll show that Americans overwhelmingly support net neutrality, and Congress has already been inundated with calls for them to take action. We need to keep up the pressure, and we will. You can help: call your members of Congress and urge them to use the Congressional Review Act to save the Open Internet Order.

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What Both Sides Are Missing About Net Neutrality

Posted by on December 17, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
What Both Sides Are Missing About Net Neutrality

Once the clamping down on individual expression and creation on the internet reaches a breaking point, the population will seek a better alternative. With the growth of peer-to-peer, open-source technology, it is only a matter of time before the internet expands into a number of different, competing webs of information.

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Net Neutrality Fight ‘Not Over’: Groups Launch Internet-Wide Campaign Pushing Congress to Overrule FCC Vote

Posted by on December 15, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Net Neutrality Fight ‘Not Over’: Groups Launch Internet-Wide Campaign Pushing Congress to Overrule FCC Vote

Just hours after the FCC’s vote, the coalition of activist groups behind Team Internet and BattlefortheNet.com announced the launch of “a massive internet-wide campaign” calling on members of Congress to overturn the FCC’s move by passing a Resolution of Disapproval under the Congressional Review Act (CRA), which only requires a simple majority in the House and Senate.

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Massive ‘Break the Internet’ Revolt This Week to ‘Save Net Neutrality’

Posted by on December 12, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 1 Comment
Massive ‘Break the Internet’ Revolt This Week to ‘Save Net Neutrality’

Net neutrality defenders have planned a massive online demonstration this week ahead of the FCC’s scheduled vote on chairman Ajit Pai’s deeply unpopular plan to kill the open internet, which critics have denounced as “naked corporatism.” Slated to begin Tuesday—and continue through to the scheduled vote by the Republican-controlled FCC on Thursday—the “Break the Internet” protest is aimed at showing “the world what the web will look like without net neutrality.”

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Shouting #StoptheFCC, Net Neutrality Defenders Target Lawmakers and Verizon Nationwide

Posted by on December 8, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Shouting #StoptheFCC, Net Neutrality Defenders Target Lawmakers and Verizon Nationwide

Protesters targeted Verizon because the FCC’s Chair Pai is a former lobbyist for the company, which has—along with major internet service providers (ISPs) Comcast and AT&T—invested heavily in pressuring lawmakers to support policies that benefit telecom companies at the expense of consumers.

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Protests Planned Nationwide as Vote on FCC’s ‘Catastrophic’ Plan to Kill Net Neutrality Looms

Posted by on December 5, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Protests Planned Nationwide as Vote on FCC’s ‘Catastrophic’ Plan to Kill Net Neutrality Looms

With the FCC set to vote on chairman Ajit Pai’s plan to kill neutrality in just over a week, a diverse coalition—ranging from consumer protection organizations to progressive lawmakers to Harvard professors—have denounced the FCC’s proposals and are scheduling nationwide protests to combat the agency’s move to let massive telecom companies “cash in on the internet” at the expense of consumers.

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Story of Unlikely Friendship Goes Mega Viral — and It’s Just What the Internet Needed

Posted by on December 4, 2017 in Internet, Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Story of Unlikely Friendship Goes Mega Viral — and It’s Just What the Internet Needed

The budding friendship between a young black man from New York and an 80-year-old Caucasian woman from Florida was exactly what the Internet needed at the end of a long week. The tweet racked up more than 403,000 likes and 96,000 retweets just hours after the two met in person for the first time during the man’s first ever trip to the Sunshine State.

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