Those who support a culture of reason should be rooting for Elon Musk’s Twitter to succeed.
Inconvenient Truths and Convenient Lies
Facebook’s vice president has admitted fact-checkers are not necessarily objective, and the company even acknowledged recently in a lawsuit that fact-check tags are “opinion,” not factual assertions.
Judge Orders Fauci to Cough It Up
At issue is whether and to what extent the government itself has had a hand in encouraging tech companies to squelch speech. If so, this is unconstitutional.
The Two Sides of the Censorship Coin
Forcing companies to allow content is the flip side of prohibiting them from expressing certain ideas. These are the two side of the censorship coin.
Texas’ War on Free Speech
Social media companies are not a threat to free speech. Governments that do not respect property rights are.
How The Federal Government Forces Social Media Companies to Censor Americans
Many will argue that Twitter and other tech companies censored Mr. Senger, Mr. Changizi, and Mr. Kotzin of their own volition, and as they are private actors, the First Amendment is inapplicable.
That argument should be rejected.
Elon Musk’s Big Move on Twitter
Elon Musk’s exciting and dramatic move represents a bold attempt to overthrow the regime of control, propaganda, and enforced opinion as manufactured by the administrative state.
Woke Mob vs. Joe Rogan: The College Educated That Never Grew Up
Undereducated journalists have “fact checked” things they’re not qualified to understand, “misinformation” now seems to mean “words by anybody who disagrees with me.” With the Joe Rogan debacle, it all falls into place.
Why the Persecution of Julian Assange Must End
Assange was merely doing what the vast majority of the mainstream media has long since neglected: his job.
Senator Rand Paul vs. YouTube’s COVID-19 “Misinformation Policy”
YouTube bans any video that contradicts pronouncements of the World Health Organization.
Facebook and Other Tech Companies as Arbiters of Truth
Should Facebook have a policy of removing “misinformation” in the first place?
Facebook “Silences” Intellectual Debate On Climate Issues
Climate Feedback’s “fact-check” wasn’t about actual facts.
DeSantis’s ‘Big Tech Bill’ Is Actually a Step Closer to the World Orwell Feared
If we want a free and fair internet, we must respect the rights of tech companies.
Prince Harry, Allow Me to Explain the First Amendment
While Prince Harry, some Senators, and the American people may be confused about the First Amendment, the founders were not.
Social Media “Fact Checking” versus Censorship
Corporations cannot censor, only governments can.
Louder with Crowder Calls Out “Censorship”
YouTube abruptly deleted some of Louder with Crowder videos, blocked him from uploading new videos for a week and permanently demonetized his channel. “It means I can make $0 on YouTube,” he explains.
Word Tyranny and Cultural Balkanization
America has entered into a new era of thought control. What is being insisted upon now used to be known as tyranny and criticized as dictatorship.
What Is Section 230 and Why Do Trump and His Allies Want to Repeal It?
Section 230 simply says that only internet users are responsible for what they write, not the private companies whose websites host the commenters. Secondly, it affirms what the First Amendment already implies—that private companies don’t have to host speech that violates their values.
The Greatest Threat to Free Speech is Not Big-Tech Blocking, But Government Censorship
Real censorship is when the state uses its legal power to use force to determine the content of speech we should engage in (either by banning non-rights violating speech or forcing one to say things one would not do so voluntarily). If the state can arbitrarily determine what Twitter must post, it goes from being the protector of freedom of speech to its censor.
A Free-Market Solution To Big-Tech Bias
A free-market option to counteracting the bias of today’s internet tech companies.
Fake Fact-Checking at Facebook
How Facebook lets activists restrict my videos based on something I never said.
“The Philadelphia Statement” and The Fight for Free Speech
What is the true test of a person’s commitment to free speech? The true test does not come when he permits people to say those things he deems acceptable. The true test comes when he permits people to say those things that he deems offensive.
Forbes and Cancel Culture vs. Capitalism
Abandoning objectivity—factual reporting—and spreading misinformation, no matter how popular, is not in media companies’ self-interest in the long term.
Fired for Speaking Truth By The #Cancel Mob
The new totalitarians demand that no one criticize their view of the world.