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Google Engineer: Company Blacklisted Dissident to Please Chinese Government

A Google software engineer revealed concerning details about the company’s efforts to please the government China before it launched its latest entry into the country — the censored Chinese search app “Project Dragonfly” — which allegedly included the company blacklisting Chinese dissidents from its buildings for fear of upsetting the Chinese government.

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University of Idaho Bans Pro-Life, Two-Genders Posts on Student-Run Feminist Blog

A University of Idaho administrator has banned a female student from expressing pro-life views and stating that women have XX chromosomes on a university feminist blog, accusing the student of writing in a way that “directly challenges” opposing viewpoints. The Administrator advised the female student that she should avoid “hot button” issues in her future feminist blog articles.

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Twitter Stock Drops on Fears of Conservative Exodus

Twitter’s stock dropped, Thursday, after the social network faced controversy for banning two conservatives: Jesse Kelly and Laura Loomer. Financial news site the Street believes the drop is tied to fears of a conservative boycott of the social media platform.

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai Finally Sets Date to Testify Before House

Google CEO Sundar Pichai is set to testify before the House Judiciary Committee on December 5 about political bias against conservatives and the company’s operations in China — including the censored search app “Project Dragonfly.”

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Universities Join Push to Advance Tech Censorship

Professors and staff at several different universities are researching how they can contribute to Big Tech’s censorship push, by means of developing a new system that can “flag” social media posts containing “prejudice.”

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Hayward: Give Thanks for What Remains of Free Speech

Free speech is increasingly imperiled as nations around the world turn to authoritarianism, which comes packaged as everything from iron-fisted dictatorial rule to coercive “progressivism.” One thing every brand of authoritarianism has in common is speech codes. Dissenting ideas dilute authority, so they must be suppressed. We should be thankful for the free speech that remains, and rise from our Thanksgiving tables prepared to fight for it.

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China Declares Victory in Internet Regulation Debate

China’s state-run Global Times on Tuesday defended a massive crackdown on social media users and triumphantly claimed the world is beginning to see things China’s way when it comes to speech controls on the Internet.

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YouTube Bans Gamer for Killing Suffragette in ‘Red Dead Redemption 2’

Shirrako, a popular YouTube content creator, was banned from the platform on Wednesday for publishing a series of videos showing him killing a suffragette character in the game Red Dead Redemption 2. Google’s video platform claimed the videos “promoted violence” despite taking no action against the many other videos from the popular and violent game.