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Seeking Robespierre

Yellow Vests: The search for a “collective Robespierre”, for a new Incorruptible! By Dimitris Konstantakopoulos 03/14/2019 Article two of three (Read the first article here) “We need time,”...

Facebook and Global Maccarthyism

Facebook blocks pages with MILLIONS of subscribers after CNN reports ties with RT 18 Feb, 2019 Facebook has suspended several accounts operated by Maffick Media without...

Taibbi: Beware the Slippery Slope of Facebook Censorship

The social network is too big and broken to properly function, and these “fixes” will only create more problems By Matt Taibbi August 2, 2018 You may...

French protests spark media demands for Facebook censorship

By Andre Damon 5 December 2018 Over the past three weeks, hundreds of thousands of people have participated in “yellow vest” demonstrations in France against social...

Secretive crackdown on fake profiles shows Israel wide open to election...

On eve of local vote, national cyber unit, part of Netanyahu’s office, reveals it has asked Facebook to close thousands of accounts used to...

The joy and horror of targeted Facebook ads

Why targeted ads are the most brutal owns Examining the highly 2010s phenomenon of getting owned by the algorithm. By Rebecca Jennings Sep.  25,...

Made and Distributed in the U.S.A.: Online Disinformation

By Sheera Frenkel Oct. 11, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO — When Christine Blasey Ford testified before Congress last month about Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh’s alleged sexual assault,...

The Digital Dark Age is Here

By Nathan McDonald August 9, 2018 For years I have warned about this, for years I have stated that these companies are not to be trusted,...

Facebook and Totalitarianism

Facebook’s New Propaganda Partners By Alan MacLeod September 25, 2018 Media giant Facebook recently announced (Reuters, 9/19/18) it would combat “fake news” by partnering with two propaganda...

Facebook Security Breach Exposes Accounts of 50 Million Users

By Mike Isaac and Sheera Frenkel Sept. 28, 2018 SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook, already facing scrutiny over how it handles the private information of its users,...