MILLER: Big Tech’s Worst Hits of 2021.

It’s been a bad year for users of giant social media platforms, as people ranging from normal private citizens to prominent public figures, and even President Donald Trump, were suspended or banned for expressing their political opinions. News also broke during the year of users of these platforms, including children, being exposed to predators and cyber criminals.  Following 2020, which saw the story of Hunter Biden’s laptop suppressed, it’s hard to believe it could get worse for social media freedoms. But it seems like it has. The Silicon Valley oligarchs believe they are the Thought Police for the rest of

Governments Want Crackdown on Telegram App Used to Organize Anti-COVID Lockdown Protests.

In the past few days, German politicians have declared messaging app Telegram a threat to democracy and a hotbed of radicalization. The latest round of attacks on free communication comes after weeks of protests in Germany against the COVID-19 measures. Protests have been mobilized via Telegram and other online community platforms. Since the beginning of December, the debate about the Telegram app has raged across the German media. Concurrent to the protests news stories – such as from the Tagesschau and Deutsche Welle – framed the platform as a hub for dangerous conspiracies, vaccine misinformation, and the driving force behind

Politico’s GETTR Hit-Piece Was Covertly Funded by Big Tech Giants.

You knew it was bound to happen. When GETTR, the free speech, “cancel free” social media platform officially launched on July 4th and immediately began to scale, it was certain that Big Tech and the mainstream media would get their knives out. When the attacks came, they were predictably coordinated, brazen, and transparently driven by an agenda of self-protection and animosity toward the Make America Great Again movement, and more specifically, anyone attached to President Donald J. Trump. POLITICO, the Washington, D.C., political trade publication, launched a strike on GETTR, declaring that our platform is a “safe haven” for Islamic

US Postal Service Conducting ‘Covert Ops Program’ To Monitor Social Media Posts, Rally Planning.

Leaked documents reveal that the U.S. Postal Service has been running a surveillance effort – the Internet Covert Operations Program – to track “inflammatory” social media posts made by Americans. “The law enforcement arm of the U.S. Postal Service has been quietly running a program that tracks and collects Americans’ social media posts, including those about planned protests,” Yahoo News summarized. The outlet obtained documents detailing the Internet Covert Operations Program, known as iCOP, which deploys analysts to trawl through social media sites for “inflammatory” posts then shared across government agencies. “The details of the surveillance effort, known as iCOP,

A Quick Guide to Free Speech and Avoiding Big Tech Online.

Many people have been asking for a basic, anti-big tech guide. So we’re putting this together as a starting point for information on what services you should use, and what you really shouldn’t. We will be constantly updating this page, so make sure to favorite/bookmark it and check back often. Social Media. Gab launched in 2017 as a free speech alternative to both Facebook and Twitter. Since recent Big Tech purges, the platform has seen an enormous surge. The website has similar layout to Twitter, a dedicated posting section, a timeline, and a news section. The platform introduces new additions

Facebook Sued For Spying On Users Through Phone Cameras

Facebook is being sued again for reportedly spying on users through unauthorized use of their mobile phone cameras. According to Bloomberg: The lawsuit springs from media reports in July that the photo-sharing app appeared to be accessing iPhone cameras even when they weren’t actively being used. Facebook denied the reports and blamed a bug, which it said it was correcting, for triggering what it described as false notifications that Instagram was accessing iPhone cameras. In the complaint filed Thursday in federal court in San Francisco, New Jersey Instagram user Brittany Conditi contends the app’s use of the camera is intentional

Donald Trump Jr and Advisor Andy Surabian Remain LOCKED OUT From Twitter While Other Users Return

Despite reinstating access to every other verified user following yesterday’s massive Twitter hack, the social media company retains a block on both Donald Trump Jr. and his spokesman, Andy Surabian, The National Pulse can report. Twitter fell victim yesterday evening to what has been described as the worst ever hack of a social media platform, with a number of prominent U.S. figures being targeted. Hackers appear to have gained access via Twitter’s own employee tool to personal Twitter feeds, leading to attempts to solicit Bitcoin donations from the followers of celebrity figures. As of Thursday, Twitter has restored and granted

EXCLUSIVE: Analysis Reveals China’s Bot Army Waging Digital War on Trump

Bot-style attacks against the President of the United States have increased on social media. The news follows The National Pulse report on suspicious activities by newly created Twitter accounts belonging to China’s “Wu Mao” army. Today, the National Pulse publishes an analysis of recent trends on digital media, below. CLICK HERE TO SUPPORT OUR WORK. China already has taken drastic measures against the American media in their own country, banning U.S. journalists and even managing to shift the narrative into a racism debate, often with the help of the same U.S. media they proscribe domestically. Now, Twitter data collected over the