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Source: Twitter Pins #ReleaseTheMemo on Republicans, Not Russia

By Against Crony Capitalism January 24, 2018   Source: Twitter Pins #ReleaseTheMemo on Republicans, Not Russia     Releasing the memo seems reasonable to us. And we aren’t Republicans or Russian. (From The Daily Beast)   The online groundswell urging the release of House Republicans’ attacks on the Federal Bureau of Investigation appears thus far to […]

Source: Twitter Pins #ReleaseTheMemo on Republicans, Not Russia

HOW TO OPT OUT OF TWITTER'S NEW PRIVACY SETTINGS

HOW TO OPT OUT OF TWITTER’S NEW PRIVACY SETTINGS

By GENNIE GEBHART Electronic Frontier Foundation May 23, 2017   HOW TO OPT OUT OF TWITTER’S NEW PRIVACY SETTINGS     Since Wednesday night, Twitter users have been greeted by a pop-up notice about Twitter’s new privacy policy, which will come into effect June 18:     Contrary to the inviting “Sounds good” button to accept […]


Donald Trump’s Asymmetric War on the Establishment

Donald Trump’s Asymmetric War on the Establishment

By Against Crony Capitalism January 5, 2017   Donald Trump’s Asymmetric War on the Establishment     Personally I am all for Trump tweeting. It’s frankly refreshing. I like that he’s waging asymmetric warfare on the #oldmedia, the #cronymedia, and the establishment generally. I am enjoying watching the casualties mount up. Saying that, if I […]


Internet Censorship in US and Europe Is Coordinated

By Daily Bell Staff The Daily Bell December 5, 2016   Internet Censorship in US and Europe Is Coordinated     The EU Is Warning American Tech Giants to Crack Down on Hate Speech Now  …  “They will have to act quickly and make a strong effort in the coming months.” U.S. tech giants including […]

Internet Censorship in US and Europe Is Coordinated

Facebook and Google Ready to Kill Alternative Media for the Government

Facebook and Google Ready to Kill Alternative Media for the Government

By Jake Anderson The Anti-Media November 19, 2016   Facebook and Google Ready to Kill Alternative Media for the Government     This week three media goliaths — Facebook, Google, and Twitter, who collectively act as information gatekeepers for the Internet — announced they would begin implementing censorship practices against news sites they deem misleading. Websites […]


Nearly 33 Million Twitter Passwords May Have Been Leaked

By Ashlee Kieler Consumerist June 9, 2016   Nearly 33 Million Twitter Passwords May Have Been Leaked     Days after Twitter said that it would investigate a rash of high-profile hackingsby checking its data against what’s been shared in recent leaks related to MySpace, Tumblr, and other services, it appears that the passwords for […]

Nearly 33 Million Twitter Passwords May Have Been Leaked

Revealed: CIA Funding Companies that Specialize in Social Media Spying

Revealed: CIA Funding Companies that Specialize in Social Media Spying

By Deirdre Fulton Common Dreams April 16, 2016   Revealed: CIA Funding Companies that Specialize in Social Media Spying In-Q-Tel reportedly investing in firms that monitor, collect, and analyze social media activities on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram     Reflecting the CIA’s “increasing focus on monitoring social media,” the spy agency’s venture capital […]


Tech Giants Drop CISA Support as Controversial Spy Bill Heads for Vote

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams October 22, 2015   Tech Giants Drop CISA Support as Controversial Spy Bill Heads for Vote Following grassroots campaigns, Google, Apple, and other companies come out against government surveillance legislation   Apple and Microsoft are “Team Internet.” Verizon and AT&T are “Team NSA.” (Photo: nikauforestT/iStockphoto)   Following a number of […]


Edward Snowden joins Twitter, immediately starts following the NSA

By Lauren O’Neil CBC News Sep 29, 2015 3:14 PM ET   Edward Snowden joins Twitter, immediately starts following the NSA Gets 170,000 followers within an hour of joining social media site     If the NSA ever wants to get in touch with famed whistleblower Edward Snowden, it can do so via direct message on Twitter — a […]