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WALTER784
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From: WALTER784

Nov-8

FBI finally found Hunter's laptop...

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WALTER784
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From: WALTER784

Nov-8

DISCOVERED: Facebook and Twitter Private Portals Where Democrats, Government Officials and Corporate Elites Meet to Ban Unwanted Conservative Content

By Jim Hoft
Published October 31, 2022 at 8:14pm

In July 2021  The Gateway Pundit reported that Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai, the man who invented email, was able to uncover Twitter’s “partner support portal.”
 
Dr. Shiva discovered that Twitter built a special portal offered to certain governmental entities so that government officials can flag and delete content they dislike for any reason, as part of what they call their “Twitter Partner Status.”
 
Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai ran for US Senate in Massachusetts as a Republican and made allegations of voter fraud on Twitter.  These tweets were then deleted by the far-left tech giant.  Later it was discovered that they were deleted at the direction of government employees of the Massachusetts Secretary of State’s office. 
 
Discovering this, Dr. Ayyadurai filed a federal lawsuit by himself, alleging that his federal civil rights were violated when the government silenced his political speech in order to affect an election.
 
In late July 2021, Dr. Shiva released another explosive report.
 
Dr. Shiva revealed how election officials and government actors work together to coordinate with social media platforms to silence speech in America.
 
Dr. Shiva previously uncovered for the first time the existence of a “Trusted Twitter Partnership” between the Government and Twitter.
 
Dr. Shiva described this discovery in his amended legal complaint filed in July 2022.
 
But it is not just Twitter that has a special relationship with government bureaucrats, Democrat operatives and business elites.
 
Investigative journalists Lee Fang and Ken Klippenstein released a report this week on how The Department of Homeland Security, the FBI, DOJ, Democrat operatives, and business elites are working with Facebook to silence dissenting voices.
 
In 2016 The Gateway Pundit was the 4th most influential conservative website on Facebook.  In 2017 Facebook cut off our traffic.  Years later Facebook created its “fact-checkers” to use as an excuse to shut down conservatives and independent journalists who challenged their lies and fabrications.
 
Lee Fang reported on The Intercept on The Truth Cops.
 
There is also a formalized process for government officials to directly flag content on Facebook or Instagram and request that it be throttled or suppressed through a special Facebook portal that requires a government or law enforcement email to use. At the time of writing, the “content request system” at facebook.com/xtakedowns/login is still live. DHS and Meta, the parent company of Facebook, did not respond to a request for comment. The FBI declined to comment.
 
HS’s mission to fight disinformation, stemming from concerns around Russian influence in the 2016 presidential election, began taking shape during the 2020 election and over efforts to shape discussions around vaccine policy during the coronavirus pandemic. Documents collected by The Intercept from a variety of sources, including current officials and publicly available reports, reveal the evolution of more active measures by DHS.
 
According to a draft copy of DHS’s Quadrennial Homeland Security Review, DHS’s capstone report outlining the department’s strategy and priorities in the coming years, the department plans to target “inaccurate information” on a wide range of topics, including “the origins of the COVID-19 pandemic and the efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines, racial justice, U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan, and the nature of U.S. support to Ukraine.”
 
“The challenge is particularly acute in marginalized communities,” the report states, “which are often the targets of false or misleading information, such as false information on voting procedures targeting people of color.”
 
The inclusion of the 2021 U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan is particularly noteworthy, given that House Republicans, should they take the majority in the midterms, have vowed to investigate. “This makes Benghazi look like a much smaller issue,” said Rep. Mike Johnson, R-La., a member of the Armed Services Committee, adding that finding answers “will be a top priority.”
 
How disinformation is defined by the government has not been clearly articulated, and the inherently subjective nature of what constitutes disinformation provides a broad opening for DHS officials to make politically motivated determinations about what constitutes dangerous speech.
 
Fang and Klippenstein leaked out the Facebook Content Request System.
 
It’s still posted online.
 
The system is effective. Facebook and Democrats used this model against The Gateway Pundit.
 
It’s how the left controls speech in America today.
 
And now we have proof that both Twitter and Facebook are working with Democrat
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WALTER784
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From: WALTER784

Nov-8

Well, well, well... Hillary is using her foreign influence and sicking the EU to threaten Elon Musk to NOT restore freedom of speech on Twitter! (* ROFLMAO *)

EU Warns Twitter Not To Restore Free Speech Protections After Calls From Clinton & Other Democratic Leaders

BY TYLER DURDEN
WEDNESDAY, NOV 02, 2022 - 10:45 PM

We have been discussing how Democratic leaders like Hillary Clinton called on foreign companies to pass censorship laws to prevent Elon Musk from restoring free speech protections on Twitter. The EU has responded aggressively to warn Musk not to allow greater free speech or face crippling fines and even potential criminal enforcement. After years of using censorship-by-surrogates in social media companies, Democratic leaders seem to have rediscovered good old-fashioned state censorship.
 
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) declared Musk’s pledge to restore free speech values on social media as threatening Democracy itself. She has promised that “there are going to be rules” to block such changes. She is not alone. Former President Obama has declared “regulation has to be part of the answer” to disinformation.
 
For her part, Hillary Clinton is looking to Europe to fill the vacuum and called upon her European counterparts to pass a massive censorship law to “bolster global democracy before it’s too late.”
 
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern recently repeated this call for global censorship at the United Nations to the applause of diplomats and media alike.
 
EU censors have assured Democratic leaders that they will not allow free speech to break out on Twitter regardless of the wishes of its owner and customers.
 
One of the most anti-free speech figures in the West, EU’s Internal Market Commissioner Thierry Breton has been raising the alarm that Twitter users might be able to read uncensored material or hear unauthorized views.
 
Breton himself threatened that Twitter must “fly by [the European Union’s] rules” in censoring views deemed misleading or harmful by EU bureaucrats. Breton has been moving publicly to warn Musk not to try to reintroduce protections that go beyond the tolerance of the EU for free speech. Musk is planning to meet with the EU censors and has conceded that he may not be able resist such mandatory censorship rules.
 
The hope of leaders like Clinton is the anti-free speech measure recently passed by EU countries, the Digital Services Act. The DSA contains mandatory “disinformation” rules for censoring “harmful” thoughts or views.
 
Breton has made no secret that he views free speech as a danger coming from the United States that needs to be walled off from the Internet. He previously declared that, with the DSA, the EU is now able to prevent the Internet from again becoming a place for largely unregulated free speech, which he referred to as the “Wild West” period of the Internet.
 
It is a telling reference because the EU views free speech itself as an existential danger. They reject the notion of free speech as its own protection where good speech can overcome bad speech. That is viewed as the “Wild West.”
 
Many of us are far more fearful of global censors than some whack job spewing hateful thoughts from his basement. That is why I have described myself as an Internet Originalist:
 
The alternative is “internet originalism” — no censorship. If social media companies returned to their original roles, there would be no slippery slope of political bias or opportunism; they would assume the same status as telephone companies. We do not need companies to protect us from harmful or “misleading” thoughts. The solution to bad speech is more speech, not approved speech.
 
If Pelosi demanded that Verizon or Sprint interrupt calls to stop people saying false or misleading things, the public would be outraged. Twitter serves the same communicative function between consenting parties; it simply allows thousands of people to participate in such digital exchanges. Those people do not sign up to exchange thoughts only to have Dorsey or some other internet overlords monitor their conversations and “protect” them from errant or harmful thoughts.
 
The danger of the rising levels of censorship is far greater than the dangers of such absurd claims of the law or science — or in this case both. What we can do is to maximize the free discourse and expression on the Internet to allow free speech itself to be the ultimate disinfectant of disinformation.

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Showtalk
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From: Showtalk

Nov-8

Locking down free speech. Will anything happen as a result of this information?

Showtalk
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From: Showtalk

Nov-8

Hilary Clinton is a leader? What offices has she held?

WALTER784
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From: WALTER784

Nov-8

Showtalk said...

Locking down free speech. Will anything happen as a result of this information?

It's anti Constitutional and goes against the oath each and every Congress person has taken when they were sworn into office.

Many may have forgotten that as it's been 50 ~ 60 years ago, but it's against their oath to uphold our Constitution.

This is a blatant infringement of our Constitutional 1st Amendment right of free speech and thus action will be taken from Jan 2023 forward against all those perpetrators of trampling our free speech. Impeachment is the better word for it. More than enough grounds to impeach each and every one of them.

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WALTER784
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From: WALTER784

Nov-8

Showtalk said...

Hilary Clinton is a leader? What offices has she held?

Clinton (individually) & Other Democratic Leaders

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Showtalk
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From: Showtalk

Nov-8

They should have been out of office years ago, then because they do it all the time.

WALTER784
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From: WALTER784

Nov-8

Expect a big regime change from Jan 2023 moving forward.

FWIW

Showtalk
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From: Showtalk

Nov-8

We can hope so.

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