SLAPP, which stands for “Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation,” is a suit brought by big corporations intended to censor, intimidate and silence critics.
Clint Watts, a dubious counterterror "expert," is lobbying the U.S. government to use media censorship as a remedy to Russian interference.
The development, in the words of one prominent observer, shows that the tech giant has become "too big for its britches."
A trove of internal documents sheds light on the algorithms the site’s censors use to differentiate between hate speech and legitimate expression.
Can free speech be isolated as an absolute value when any practice of freedom is affected by the social and political context of today’s unequal power relations?
Recent attempts to quash the freedom to speak reflect the know-nothing intolerance afflicting this nation.
There’s a difference between muckraking and fake news. Determining the difference is too difficult for a computer, even one with the smartest kind of artificial intelligence.
Charges of Russian interference in our election should be investigated but ought not to become an occasion to harass domestic critics of U.S. policy.
As the social media giant comes under fire for its alleged censorship and tracking of activists and protesters, a coalition of more than 70 groups and individuals has demanded that it "clarify its policy on removing video and other content, especially human rights documentation, at the request of government actors."