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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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Facebook Just Blocked the #VaccinesKill Hashtag Two Years Too Late

At least two years after it would have been politically prudent to do so, Facebook moved to block content under the #VaccinesKill hashtag on Wednesday….

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Majority of Covid misinformation came from 12 people, report finds

CCDH finds ‘disinformation dozen’ have combined following of 59 million people across multiple social media platforms The vast majority of Covid-19 anti-vaccine misinformation and conspiracy…

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Cuba blocks access to Facebook and Telegram in response to protests

As protests continue in Cuba over the country’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the surrounding economic fallout, the Cuban government has moved to restrict…

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TikTok blocked creators from using ‘Black Lives Matter’ in bios

TikTok has reportedly blocked users of its newly rolled out Creator Marketplace from being able to use words and phrases including “Black” and “Black Lives…

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GOP’s Big Tech plan ignores consumers, targets “censorship” of Republicans instead

Enlarge / The Republican Party elephant symbol at the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. (credit: Getty Images…

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Experts say Trump’s social media lawsuits are likely doomed

Legal experts and First Amendment scholars say former President Donald Trump’s class-action lawsuits announced Wednesday against Facebook, Twitter, Google, and their CEOs are unlikely to…

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Supreme Court rules for cheerleader punished by school for Snapchat expletives

The Supreme Court ruled 8-1 Wednesday that a school district in Pennsylvania violated the First Amendment by punishing a cheerleader who used expletives in a…

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Twitch suspends two popular female creators over sexy ASMR streams

Popular Twitch streamers Amouranth and Indiefoxx are the two latest casualties of Twitch’s ongoing battle to enforce its own confusing rules around sexually suggestive content….

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Pro-democracy newspaper’s editors arrested in Hong Kong

Several editors and executives of a prominent pro-democracy newspaper in Hong Kong were arrested Thursday under charges of colluding with foreign countries, police announced. … Source:…

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The fight to whitewash US history: ‘A drop of poison is all you need’

At least 15 states are trying to ban schools from teaching critical race theory and the 1619 Project. The reactionary movement stretches back to the…

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Texas House votes to pull funding from sports teams that don’t play national anthem

Texas state legislators on Monday voted to approve a bill that would withhold funding from state sports teams that choose not to play the national…

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Texas passes bill banning schools from requiring teaching critical race theory

The Texas Senate on Saturday passed legislation that would ban schools from requiring staff to discuss or teach critical race theory. The legislation passed the state’s…

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Trump launches website to connect with followers on eve of big Facebook decision

President Donald Trump on Tuesday launched a new way to communicate with his followers, on the eve of a decision by Facebook’s oversight board about…

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Chelsea Clinton calls on Facebook to ban Tucker Carlson

Chelsea Clinton is calling on Facebook to ban Fox News host Tucker Carlson from the platform following a surge in online engagement with a post…

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Texas bill could send parents to prison for providing gender-affirming care

The measure would redefine child abuse to include parents who consent to hormone therapy and puberty blockers for their transgender children. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/texas-bill-could-send-parents-prison-providing-gender-affirming-care-n1264060 Droolin’ Dog…

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TikTok bans some Myanmar accounts to limit the reach of violent videos

TikTok is banning accounts from Myanmar that post violent videos, but it comes long after other sites took action. Source: https://www.engadget.com/tiktok-bans-myanmar-accounts-over-violent-videos-222149445.html Proactive Computing found this…

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Exclusive: YouTube removed 30,000 videos with COVID misinformation

YouTube has taken down more than 30,000 videos that made misleading or false claims about COVID-19 vaccines over the last six months, YouTube spokesperson Elena…

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