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Last week PayPal, an online service for making and receiving payments, announced that at PayPal’s “sole discretion” $2,500 would be seized from accounts of those PayPal decided were guilty of spreading misinformation. “Misinformation” is whatever some speech control office at PayPal doesn’t like or dissent from official narratives. In other words, PayPal announced a policy... Read More
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But it is only on “pause” and we will be seeing it again
Finally some good news – maybe! The Department of Homeland Security’s recently launched Disinformation Governance Board has gone into what has been described as the "pause" mode and its controversial Director Nina Jankowicz has resigned, citing "vile personal attacks and physical threats.” Its status will reportedly be reviewed over the next 75 days and it... Read More
Since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine, Big Tech has censored not just pro-Russia outlets, but leftist media that blame the conflict on American imperialism through NATO expansion. This week, that censorship expanded to include financial deplatforming. As Matt Taibbi, Jacobin, and others have explained, PayPal stopped working with Consortium News and MintPress News.... Read More
People maybe didn’t really understand the gravity of PayPal saying that it is going to begin sharing all of its records with the Anti-Defamation League. We’re so used to all of these tech companies asking “how high?” when the Jews say “jump” that we’ve become jaded. Too jaded to grasp the gravity of that announcement.... Read More
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Government and social media move to block platforms for those promoting “misinformation”
The Biden Administration’s effort to withdraw nearly all US troops from Afghanistan and Iraq before the end of the year is commendable and it is hoped that a departure from Syria will follow soon thereafter, but one must nevertheless be concerned that the overseas moves are being made to concentrate government resources on the domestic... Read More
Paypal is a prominent example of monopoly capital. Like most Silicon Valley tech firms, they like to keep their terms of service as opaque as possible. Even more shrouded in secrecy is how decisions to discriminate against customers is made, and who makes them. Leaks provided to National Justice from a private Paypal seminar conducted... Read More
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