The US government has been making it clear to Silicon Valley that if they do not escalate censorship of undesirable content per DC’s instructions, there will be consequences.
Censorship, if left unchecked, can lead to brutality. This is the lesson I learned from those who endured the worst of us.
With Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter freely swinging their ban hammer, I think we need to talk about censorship.
After one journalist was completely discredited through a bogus Twitter thread, I believe those who support internet censorship are kept by one simple definition.
Alex Jones being kicked off the air was just the most notable neck chopped in a towering wave of sanctioned censorship.
While the focus might be on shadowy Russian forces subverting the internet, three more familiar companies are very noticeably clamping down on free speech.
Travis Laurence Naught read the following speech as part of the Spokane, Washington, Writers Resist event (one of over 100 held nationally) this past Sunday, January 15, 2017, cosponsored by PEN America.
“Confessions of an Educator” columnist Chris Margolin looks at banned books and censorship and questions: why pass up a learning opportunity?
“Confessions of an Educator” columnist Chris Margolin looks at profanity and censorship in the classroom.