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Judges block Florida law that says Facebook and Twitter can’t ban politicians

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) The Florida law that makes it illegal for large social media sites like Facebook and Twitter to ban…

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Supreme Court won’t take case on security reviews of government tell-all books

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to take the case of several former national security officials arguing the government’s prepublication review requirements for their books…

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Tennessee House passes bill to let state commission approve school library books

Tennessee legislators passed a bill Wednesday that would allow the state’s textbook commission to approve or reject books in school libraries. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/education/tennessee-house-passes-bill-giving-state-commission-approval-school-li-rcna26362 Droolin’ Dog…

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What Musk’s free-speech Twitter could unleash

Elon Musk’s pledge to allow any speech on Twitter that doesn’t break the law would open the door to a pandemonium of objectionable and harmful…

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How to Access Banned Books If Your Local Library Sucks

Book-banning is one of those nosy-neighbor hobbies that becomes popular in waves. We’re currently in one of those waves, with parents and concerned citizens “challenging”—and…

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Twitter bans ads that deny climate change

Twitter says it will no longer allow advertisers on its site who deny the scientific consensus on climate change, echoing a policy already in place…

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Nicaragua seizes private universities to stifle dissent

Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega’s government seized a dozen private universities, closing them or shifting control to the state as they stifle opposition. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/latino/nicaragua-seizes-private-universities-stifle-dissent-rcna25548 Droolin’…

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Ohio school board bans children’s book for its highly offensive rainbow and unicorn images

An Ohio school district just banned the children’s book It’s Okay to Be a Unicorn after deciding that, well, unicorns and rainbows are just not…

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Stars in Brazil voice fury as judge orders festival to ban ‘political demonstrations’

Electoral judge outlaws leftist ‘propaganda’ at Lollapalooza, months before October election Artists and celebrities in Brazil have voiced outrage after an electoral judge ordered one…

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Missouri broadcaster playing Russian state-sponsored content in defense of ‘free speech’

A broadcaster in suburban Kansas City, Mo. is playing Russian state-sponsored radio content in the name of free speech.Peter Schartel began airing Radio Sputnik, which…

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Twitter launches a Tor service to help Russians evade censorship

Twitter has a simple solution to Russia’s ban on the social network: offer a service that helps you circumvent the ban. The company has introduced…

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Beijing is re-writing the Ukraine narrative

The Chinese government is scrubbing the country’s internet of sympathetic or accurate coverage of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and systematically amplifying pro-Putin talking points. Why…

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Russia restricts Twitter access amid Ukraine invasion

Russia has moved to restrict access to Twitter as its invasion of Ukraine continues. Starting early Saturday morning, internet monitor NetBlocks saw a nearly complete…

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Tennessee Republicans hold a book burning to destroy Harry Potter, Twilight, and other “demonic” titles

The simple banning of Maus from schools apparently wasn’t enough for Tennessee Republicans. The time has come to burn books that displease them. Global Vision…

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LGBTQ book ban proponent faces felony child molestation charge in Missouri

The LGBTQ book banning advocate tried to have the award-winning graphic memoir “Fun Home,” removed from school libraries in Kansas City. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/nbc-out/out-news/lgbtq-book-ban-advocate-faces-felony-child-molestation-charge-missouri-rcna14763 Droolin’ Dog…

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Small-minded ban on Maus backfires: sales are better than ever, and students can get a copy for free

Banning Art Spiegelman’s Maus turned out to be great for sales. A silver lining in an otherwise dark age of America. A week before the…

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Is there a ‘war on books’ and freedom of thought in the US?

The list of books banned from schools and libraries in the US gets longer, with a focus on books dealing with racism. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/program/the-bottom-line/2021/12/9/is-there-a-war-on-books-and-freedom-of-thought-in-the-us Droolin’…

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‘Fragile’? Pop song banned in China after music video mocks nationalists

“I am [ethnically] Chinese. Am I insulting myself?” said Namewee in a statement published on his Instagram account. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/china/malaysian-singer-namewee-banned-china-after-music-video-mocks-online-n1282472 Indie Brew found this story…

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Youtube removes video of woman playing harp with a distortion pedal because it “endangers children”

Last week, Emily Hopkins ruled Youtube for a day after attaching a roaring distortion pedal to her harp and performing enchanting and extremely hardcore melodies…

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YouTube says content policing is good for business

While critics allege YouTube puts profits over public safety, product head Neal Mohan insists that the Google-owned video site is working to be a better…

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Thailand bans sharing of news that ‘causes public fear’ amid pandemic criticism

Measures condemned by media and rights groups as attempt to shut down negative news reports Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The…

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State Department monitoring internet outages in Iran amid protests

The State Department on Wednesday said it was monitoring reports of internet outages and slowdowns in Iran amid ongoing anti-government protests spurred by a water…

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