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Social Media Censorship Reaches New Heights as Twitter Permanently Bans Dissent

    Social Media Censorship Reaches New Heights as Twitter Permanently Bans Dissent

It’s an open secret. The deep state is working hand in hand with Silicon Valley social media giants like Twitter, Facebook and Google to control the flow of information. That includes suppressing, censoring and sometimes outright purging dissenting voices – all under the guise of fighting fake news and Russian propaganda.  Most recently, it was revealed…

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How NeoCon Billionaire Paul Singer Is Driving the Outsourcing of US Tech Jobs to Israel

    How NeoCon Billionaire Paul Singer Is Driving the Outsourcing of US Tech Jobs to Israel

WASHINGTON — With nearly 6 million Americans unemployed and regular bouts of layoffs in the U.S. tech industry, major American tech companies like Google, Microsoft and Intel Corporation are nonetheless moving key operations, billions in investments, and thousands of jobs to Israel — a trend that has largely escaped media attention or concern from even…

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With US on the Warpath, Iran’s Press TV the Latest Target for Google’s Political Censorship

    With US on the Warpath, Iran’s Press TV the Latest Target for Google’s Political Censorship

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA — Press TV — the Iranian government-funded TV news outlet — has been “shut down” on Google’s platforms, including YouTube and Gmail. The move coincides with similar action taken against HispanTV, an Iranian Spanish-language channel. With increasing repression of Iran’s official vehicles of communication to the world, the country’s voice is stifled…

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Help MintPress News Fight for Truth in the Face of Social Media Censorship

    Help MintPress News Fight for Truth in the Face of Social Media Censorship

After the October 11th, 2018 Facebook and Twitter purge of over 800 activist sites and pages — many of which were partner sites with MintPress — we believe our days as an independent journalism organization on authoritarian social media platforms are numbered. Since 2012, MintPress News has been at the forefront of exposing the dangers of…

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Leaked Transcript: Google Lied About “Dragonfly” China Censorship

  Leaked Transcript: Google Lied About “Dragonfly” China Censorship

The project, code-named Dragonfly, would blacklist phrases like “human rights,” “student protest,” and “Nobel Prize,” and has resulted in at least seven Google employees quitting for ethical reasons. Other employees have circulated a letter recognizing a “code yellow” emergency, suggesting that the Dragonfly initiative violates Google’s ethical code, which states that the company will not…

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Omidyar’s Intercept Teams Up with War-Propaganda Firm Bellingcat

  Omidyar’s Intercept Teams Up with War-Propaganda Firm Bellingcat

NEW YORK — The Intercept, along with its parent company First Look Media, recently hosted a workshop for pro-war, Google-funded organization Bellingcat in New York. The workshop, which cost $2,500 per person to attend and lasted five days, aimed to instruct participants in how to perform investigations using “open source” tools — with Bellingcat’s past,…

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Google is Tracking You Even When Your Phone’s ‘Location History’ is Off

  Google is Tracking You Even When Your Phone’s ‘Location History’ is Off

Android and iPhone users may be under the impression that Google is not tracking their location data if they’ve turned off “Location History” on their devices. After all, the Google support page says, “With Location History off, the places you go are no longer stored.” But a new Associated Press investigation showed how that is not really the…

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Pentagon Capitalism and Silicon Valley: Google’s Drone War Project Shows Big Data’s Military Roots

  Pentagon Capitalism and Silicon Valley: Google’s Drone War Project Shows Big Data’s Military Roots

SAN FRANCISCO (Analysis) – Google — the advertising and search engine monolith that once touted its official commitment, “Don’t be evil” — has thrown its full weight behind the U.S. military-industrial complex’s fast-advancing unmanned drone program – and more than three thousand of its employees will have none of it. In a letter to Google…

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Over 3000 Google Employees Demand Company Cease Work On Pentagon Drone Program

  Over 3000 Google Employees Demand Company Cease Work On Pentagon Drone Program

More than 3,000 Google employees have signed a letter that’s circulating in the company demanding that the tech giant end its involvement in Project Maven, a Pentagon program that could be used to develop drone technology. The project, the workers argue, runs counter to the company’s stated mission and motto. “By entering into this contract,…

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Google and Corporate News Giants Forge New Alliance to Defeat Independent Journalism

  Google and Corporate News Giants Forge New Alliance to Defeat Independent Journalism

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA – Search engine and advertising monolith Google continued to press its offensive against alternative media this week with an announcement unveiling a new $300 million project called the Google News Initiative. The initiative encompasses a range of new projects announced by the tech giant, which has long been accused of enjoying a…

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