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Project Veritas: Facebook ‘Fosters Diversity’ by Favoring H-1Bs over U.S. Grads

Facebook has a policy of favoring H-1B workers over Americans, and encouraging hiring managers to favor Chinese and Korean visa workers over other visa workers,…

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Facebook Censorship Lawsuit Heads to Appeals Court

Facebook is facing another censorship showdown in court, based on a suit brought by the owner of a censored viral news page set to appear…

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Facebook-Backed Advocacy Group Will Spread Message that Big Tech Is ‘Essential’ to Free Speech

Facebook is helping set up a new political advocacy group in D.C., called “American Edge,” hoping to dissuade lawmakers against regulating big tech companies, according…

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Tech Investor Jeffrey Wernick Blasts Facebook’s Oversight Board as ‘Technofascism’

Tech investor Jeffrey Wernick is the latest prominent voice to speak out against Facebook’s new “oversight board”  that will have the power to control speech…

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Mark Zuckerberg Commits $25 Million to Chinese Virus Research Fund

The philanthropic arm of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s empire, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, has reportedly committed to $25 million to a research fund that aims…

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HHS Waives Potential Privacy Penalties Over Telehealth During Wuhan Virus Pandemic

HHS announced Tuesday that it would be waiving penalties for potential violations under HIPAA to better enable providers to offer telehealth services.

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President Trump’s Economic Team: Big Tech’s Massive Power Is Perfectly Fine

President Donald Trump’s economic advisers are skeptical about rewriting antitrust rules to tackle the growing power of tech giants, according to the latest annual Economic…

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Report: Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Has Employees Blow-Dry His Sweaty Armpits

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reportedly has members of his communications staff blow-dry his armpits ahead of big speeches and other appearances that might cause the…

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Attorney General Bill Barr Targets Sex Trafficking by Internet Giants

Attorney General William Barr attacked Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act on Wednesday, suggesting that online platforms have not done enough to tackle sex…

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Mark Zuckerberg Claims Facebook Is Ready to Pay More Taxes Globally

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is planning to state in an upcoming speech that he is ready for Facebook to pay more tax in certain countries…

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Facebook Requests Employees Cancel Travel to China over Coronavirus Fears

A recent report claims that Facebook executives have requested that employees with plans to travel to mainland China cancel any non-essential trips over fear of…

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Posted in censorship Economy Facebook Florida Free Speech Online hate speech Internet Censorship Joe Gruters laura loomer Politics Tech

Florida GOP Leader Will Introduce Bill to Fight Social Media Censorship

Florida State Senator and GOP Leader Joe Gruters will announce a bill next week that will allow Floridians to sue social media companies that censor…

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Bokhari: Facebook Should Stop Acting Like a Government

At the end of the year, I wrote that Silicon Valley had become petty over the last decade, tying itself in knots over minutiae like…

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Bokhari: From Utopian to Petty – Silicon Valley’s Decade of Decline

In technology, “Moore’s Law” refers to the doubling of microchip processing power every two years. Come rain or shine, every two years, new computers will…

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Facebook, Uber Plan to Defy New California Laws Taking Effect in 2020

In a display of unapologetic defiance, Silicon Valley giants including Facebook and Uber are planning to ignore new California laws scheduled to take effect in…

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