Censorship

Free Speech College

Student Initially Banned from Free Speech Debate for Saying ‘Women Don’t Have Penises’

A student from another university invited to participate in a debate on campus free speech at the University of Bristol in the U.K. was banned from the event after he re-tweeted an account that said, “women don’t have penises.” The university’s Students’ Union cited “security concerns” as its reason for exclusion. The student decided to attend the debate anyway and was eventually invited on stage.

Myanmar defends Twitter CEO blasted for 'tone deaf' tweets

Sam Harris Asks Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Why He Hasn’t Banned ‘Bad Actor’ Trump

Author Sam Harris asked Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on his podcast why he hasn’t banned President Donald Trump, who Harris claimed “has had a worse influence on the nature of our conversation” than anyone else. Harris recently closed his Patreon account to protest the blacklisting of political commentators on the site.

The Associated Press

Venezuelan Officials Crack Down on TV, Radio, Social Media

Socialist tyrant Nicolas Maduro is cracking down hard on Venezuelan media in his bid to retain power, shutting down television stations and yanking radio hosts off the air if they dare to mention any number of banned topics, according to reports surfacing this weekend.

A laptop computer showing Youtube's logo on its screen is held in front of graffiti on March 27, 2014 in Istanbul. Turkey on March 27 banned video-sharing website YouTube, a week after blocking access to Twitter, after both were used to spread audio recordings implicating the prime minister in corruption, …

YouTube Explores Censorship of ‘Dislikes’ After ‘Rewind’ Humiliation

YouTube is considering removing or limiting its users’ ability to use the “dislike” button to indicate their distaste for content after one of the platform’s own official videos — the infamous “Rewind 2018” annual recap — became the most disliked YouTube video in history.

Supporters hold up their 'Make America Great Again' hats as US President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Florida State Fairgrounds Expo Hall in Tampa, Florida, on July 31, 2018. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Eatery Bans MAGA Hat-Wearing Customers

The owner of a San Francisco-area eatery announced Sunday that he would refuse service to any customers who walk into his restaurant wearing a “Make America Great Again” (MAGA) hat.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 03: YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki speaks onstage during the YouTube Brandcast 2018 presentation at Radio City Music Hall on May 3, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images) INSET: Dennis Prager at the 'Now What, Republicans?' panel during Politicon at Pasadena Convention …

PragerU Files New Lawsuit Against Google

Conservative non-profit group PragerU has filed a second lawsuit against Google, accusing the company of censoring conservative viewpoints.

Ryan Bomberger Speaking

Black Pro-Life Group Accuses Twitter, Facebook, Instagram of ‘Jim Crow’ Blacklisting

The Radiance Foundation, a pro-life organization founded by a black American, has alleged it is facing censorship on most major social networks, including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. The group’s response to the blacklisting has been to call on the Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe to “Stop Jim Crow’ing us.”