Article: Justice Clarence Thomas Takes Aim At Tech And Its Power ‘To Cut Off Speech’

Censorship, Deplatforming

Justice Clarence Thomas Takes Aim At Tech And Its Power ‘To Cut Off Speech’

Others applauded Thomas’ remarks, including Rachel Bovard, senior director of policy at the Conservative Partnership Institute.

“The Thomas concurrence regarding Big Tech has everything: 1) legitimizing the threat of concentrated corporate power; 2) Google gatekeeping info for 90% of the world; 3) gov’t outsourcing censorship; 4) justifications for common carrier regulation,” Bovard tweeted.

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Article: Letter | Don’t censor anti-vaccine messages on social media

Censorship, Media

Letter | Don’t censor anti-vaccine messages on social media

Why would a doctor deny nearly 50 million people access to information that might influence their health choices? In this case it seems that his political ideology favors the suppression/removal of certain scientific data. And making the two largest media companies the arbiters of “free speech” reminds me of that dubious choice to put the fox in charge of guarding the hen house.

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