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WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 10: Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill April 10, 2018 in Washington, DC. Zuckerberg, 33, was called to testify after it was reported that 87 million …

Facebook Blacklists Left-Wing Site that Praised Purge of Infowars

Left-wing alternative media outlet Reverb Press was blacklisted from Facebook and Twitter last week, just months after celebrating Infowars’ mass purge from the same platforms. Reverb Press now complains, “It’s absurd that Facebook thinks it can define what is ‘legitimate’ news.”

Chinese President Xi Jinping, centre, talks with Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg, right, as Lu Wei, left, China's Internet czar, looks on at Microsoft's main campus in 2015

To Censor or Not to Censor: Facebook Seeks Entry to Chinese Market

Facebook is seeking entry into China’s digital market — which will require compliance with dictates from China’s ruling Communist Party, as Google is doing in a censored search project with China — according to a Wednesday-published Bloomberg report.

Visitors look at exhibits during the 35th Kuwait International Book Fair on Thursday, October 14, 2010 in Mishref Fair Grounds, Kuwait. This year's edition of the fair is surrounded by controversy over the amount of censorship applied by the government on publishers. (AP Photo/Gustavo Ferrari)

Kuwait Activists Combat Rise in Banning of Books

KUWAIT CITY – In 2014, the Kuwaiti press hailed Gabriel Garcia Marquez as a literary “giant”. But since his death, the Colombian writer and a slew of others have been banned as censorship takes root in the Gulf state.