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we're more politicized than ever we're more polarized than ever the 21st century when speed is measured in megabytes per 2nd. electronic mail electronic money electronic media infinite possibilities for exchanging information i mean the. freedom of speech and social media bends censorship and double standards who should judge what can be said online. the internet audience snow totals almost 4500000000 almost all of them are active social network users put one wrong move on their pages deleted digital.
it's not who runs the show on the web how can anyone stand up to the tech giants if even heads of state face the threat of being burnt is there any limits to hold a virtual. community but i will as reasonable way. build alterman is a co-founder of the social network mine's dot com it describes itself as an independent platform for the frank exchange of opinions the company has twice fallen foul of censorship by facebook and google for almost a year. was unavailable in google play. their apparent reason for taking us off was for a not even particularly explicit image of woman in
a bikini or something like that maybe maybe somebody part was showing but it was it was actually had a bore on it so it was ma. and then i appealed showed them their work twitter allows total pornography and yet you're not banning twitter twitter so why are you banning our facebook you tube of instagram to talk and twitter the most popular online platforms today a brave new world with no boundaries the pioneers achieved a real breakthrough in 2006 when facebook opened up to all internet users aged 13 and over. in the same year google both the online video sharing platform chub which had rapidly gained popularity the audience for these services has grown with each passing year if you are still here media and you say isn't bread great aren't kittens wonderful isn't music grade isn't oh i love i.
love people on close social media aren't political they're not they're doing stupid in and out he was things lionel is a well known media analyst and radio host he's certain that even though the internet has long been a reliable tool for promoting anything you like there are only certain things that you can say take a currently relevant topic for example covert vaccines sputnik v russia's inoculation had come under a lot of criticism in the west even in its early development stages twitter even temporarily blocked the vaccines account but the table soon turned after the lancet the reputable medical journal published a positive review in no time for in mass media declared sputnik deemed to be safe and effective knowing over their neighbors so not so our feeling was our quiet little later one little thing if you got across what i won't want to put in my children later shane. until very recently i can corporation basically
manage the whole global network the company was founded in the late 1990 s. as a nonprofit organization and. operated under a contract with the u.s. department of commerce which had the power to veto any decisions that the company made the foreign you know that is for starters so to such we will succumb to the course small or just it until after. it's in to them is over moment and that's when it can give us but it is several stronger people are going to show us the card and i stood still boo boo she said this could go to considerable space where. she said this was crazy to skew voters just. pushed. by the end of 2016 the u.s. government under international pressure did eventually relinquish control over i can't. the basic principles of web interaction not contained in section 230 of the communications decency act. the major part of that section consists of
just 26 words. no provide out or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publish or speak of any information provided by another information content provider. section 230 example social networks from responsibility for almost anything their users might publish so no one can sue facebook for anything posted on their platform only the original poster at the same time though social networks have free rein to block any content they deem undesirable. if administrator is choose to remove your content you'd have no chance in court you must play by their rules. this says shall i only apply now playing for your cost low that they love that are saying a swing at us kind of wild card someone just throwing our social today and would take me across the it's why i found out the one that out sooner in
a comedy finance law platform-a park i mean zillow showing you what the bahraini only means or stop buying tickets i have found out sextile in canada some most but only i am. only. this is the safety internet league's office a major russian organization specifically created to counter dangerous information and fake news across the world wide web. every day. appropriate content. specialist at the center says you can find almost anything on you tube public beatings abuse even murder which appears life from time to time. and.
one of the. teenagers make up the main demographic for shocking content like that you have mastered the art of composing the search queries to find exactly what they're looking for even if a video is a to restrict it easily work around it. however neither violence nor the live broadcast of crimes being committed the internet giants seem content to turn a blind eye to that but what about politics former u.s.
president donald trump has clashed openly with twitter and facebook on numerous occasions and accused both of being strict if when it comes to the grand ole. comedies content they cite several examples to support that claim for several years facebook's trending news section basically functioned as a mass media editorial team which systematically removed articles generated by conservative media outlets from trending topics. copies of internal guidelines were leaks to journalists at the guardian newspaper. this document shows that choices were made by a computer algorithm alone as facebook had claimed up to the last moment. you should mark a topic is national story importance if it is among the one to 3 top stories of the day we measure this by checking if it is leading at least 5 of the following 10 news websites. this is notable to.
me. so there is no this is. going to be a program. where they stand up to me and. to show me that's a little bit of news also seized in late may 2020 before the end of his presidential term donald trump signed an executive order preventing online censorship of the content of the document was published on the white house's website but on joe biden's 1st day in office it mysteriously disappeared the executive order was to impact section 230 specifically. trump suggested revoking the social networks immunity from legal claims and he wanted to check on more than 16 felzenberg on internet political censorship. to 30
was granted on the communications decency. to 3rd. but they said this is what's critical no time during the course of your existence social media or. you to be ever considered a publisher you're not a publisher noodle make editorial decisions as to what goes on your site. donald trump issued those instructions after yet another conflict with twitter the service marks 2 of his messages as misleading specifically the one relating to possible mail in voting fraud trump responded by accusing the social network of interfering with the coming election with us. matters came to a head you know the january. a rally from supporters and their march to save america erupted into a storming of the capitol practically controlled the congress building for several
allies some posed for photos in the congress hole and in congressman's offices others chased police officers along colorado's upstairs gunfire was heard repeatedly on different floors 4 people died in the assault and more than 50 were injured democrats may in american media outlets immediately held trump responsible for inciting the violence with his tweets. as i have been saying for a long time twitter has gone further and further in banning free speech and tonight twitter employees have coordinated with the democrats and radical left in removing my account from their platform to silence me and you the 75000000 great patriots who voted for me. twitter the platform the trumpeter used for years as his main political mel's piece imposed a permanent ban on the president and he had 88000000 followers then it snowballed even further. the e-commerce platform shopify blocks full of donald trump's online
stores pay pal also shut down all fundraising activities for trump and his associates after twitter he's also been banned from snap chat reddit and twitch. was viewed as a no censorship social network with a lot of conservative users google has removed it from its place. in your on the phone one day you're talking to somebody. roberson your phone goes dead. when you say that was odd and you call the person back i'm sorry i was just i was just talking to you about colvin door trauma or whoever and he goes dead again what if your phone carrier were to say well we don't want you to talk about certain things that are disinformation why interact hate you would say you're a phone company you're a phone carrier you can't limit what i'm saying that's the way i feel when social
media kicked you off of their platform. the energy of the avalanche is stored on the side of the mountain. when all it needs is one snow it's like to have release that catastrophic energy so here you have the energy of hyperinflation is already stored in the system it's already there on the form of the fed's balance sheet they've got trillions and trillions of trillions of paper that is going to come out in a flood and suddenly this all happened locally and suddenly purchasing power in the confidence of the currency collapses and you have a hyperinflation. seem wrong. but i. just don't call. me. yet to shape
out the attic. and in again trade equals betrayal. when so many find themselves worlds apart we choose to look for common ground. according to a new gallup poll over 60 percent of those asked or just satisfied with the 2 major parties the country is divided politically but the parties themselves are divided we did and to this the fact most voters do not belong to either party is it finally time to move on from this to waffle. when a traumatic changes us literally it causes a chemical change in our d.n.a. and this changes the way our genes function. sometimes for generations.
from the tomb of the unknown soldier in the kremlin's walls the lamp lit from the attorney flame was delivered to belgrade particular importance was attached to this ceremony and anything to do with world war 2 in both serbia and russia. because it was with the russian delegation for several years now she has headed the national civic movement victory volunteers their website suffers regular d.o.'s attacks and their you tube videos are often blogs to access can't only be restricted by you tube administrators but by ordinary users as well all you have to do is complain if enough complaints are filed the video is banned that's what happened in november
when the victory volunteers held an international historical online event commemorating the nuremberg trials star sam mendes camped i sat separate out of it i snatched there he's a cock up on top of me to talk back on after much time to play the hollis but the mushtaq ahmed as if saddam is just what i want to get out just the way it shall but last edition of content that is true on the margins the 0 to $1.00 star yes we would have done abruptly now probably in that regard so when you started is that seclusion a prayer for the family to slobber and if one question i see. facebook too had issues with similar content and dozens of users who posted this iconic photo raising a flag over the right by military photographer you have gained a whole day temporarily banned. your post violates our community standards concerning dangerous individuals and organizations your publication has been hidden from others these rules have been enacted to prevent harm to anyone in the real
world facebook recently became embroiled in a scandal over a neo nazi content a london based advocacy organization discovered several groups with around $80000.00 followers all belonging to white racists. groups as well as radical propaganda they have actively been selling extremist merchandise swastikas black uniforms and. it was a very long time before facebook took action when observer journalist brought the issue to the attention of the network's officials they started to delete the neo nazi materials however traces of them can still be found quite easily. and i'm staggered here. even. if.
russia's communications watchdog there were more than 20 instances of censorship against russian media foreign internet companies in 2020 twitter went further and introduced. for accounts belonging to officials russian state affiliated media and suddenly searches for russia today. returning any results. films as inappropriate and offensive featuring material that. a film titled in the name of the prophet is about the so-called islamic states oil trade in northeastern syria possible connection between turkey and the terrorists it was openly accessible for years. on the same platform a former judge can be seen justifying the murder of a school teacher because he showed caricature of the prophet muhammad. to be viewed
talked about this film tells the head of 2004 terrorists held an entire school in beslan hostage more than 300 people died in that atrocity including 186 children. the film was aired by the national t.v. channel. but a few days later google suddenly blocked the film from a wider audience by giving it an age restriction. court order to google to lift the restrictions as they contravenes the
constitutional rights of russian citizens to freedom of speech and information. however google representatives officially stated that they disagreed with the ruling would appeal and would not lift the restrictions of the be jealous but it's they. who are. so it's almost a move that about the well. being to a group. of dollar and with nothing. but at the center of the war. by lee well you know. this is the letter we sent to google asking for comment and we have still received no response. i was going. in that way to. your ideas dear.
and i see. that the. you tube. now would feel giants who may face being blocked a new law introduces the concept of a web resource owner who will be held responsible for violating russian users' rights this could be applied to almost any platform that prostrates content intended for a russian audience decisions will immediately be sent to the federal service for the supervision of information technology and mass media. or the. infamous. the one. that is. one of the bill's sponsors alexandra de and of the state duma refers to these measures as disincentives he claims that until recently they had no way to counter the tech giants they don't really have permanent bases
in russia and are not subject to russian law and they usually ignore any demands sent their way not to mention that all user information is stored on servers abroad . also suggests an increased fine for righty giants however experts consider the traffic to be. most effective measure visitors. come from advertising and promotions.
to reset. the. chinese media. witness tell the internet and the rules controlling it have changed in china where an entire generation has grown up with us strictly sulpher an internet only a handful of people mostly foreigners use v.p.n. tools to circumvent the restrictions. to dance this indef boneyard come forth just
to. embarrass facebook. in the down the side of the family and now i'm going to it that i'm watching the interview and they're bored missed the boat sample cathartics that's simple a kid on this is serious to a child. get over them don't get a little war. come on my lael school dear is a cousin and you don't doubt that he has a nice gift born there so i don't have a chance to. get ready for letting him visit each other in the. digital walls or nel being built on every continent india is blocking chinese herbs and creating its own tick-tock like turkey is passing a law to control social media content which requires i.t. companies to help local offices to interact with government officials facebook twitter and you tube have long gone from iran instead iranian users have their own
social network dot com with a persian language interface the list goes on and governments are no longer just blocking web resources in rare cases it's becoming a global trend. that just mish the. sum total it's a bigger story when you go stop. i mean i'm. only. i knew. there was nothing at the citadel like show us bother. to watch cod miller to be in the police so if i want.
it's been decades since the fall of spain's fascist regime but old wounds still haven't healed. in the us at the. scene in which we know. of newborn babies were torn from their mothers and given away and forced adoption. to this day mothers still search for grown children while looking in hope for their birth parents. according to a new gallup poll 60 percent of those are dissatisfied with the 2 major parties the
and a day of political upheaval in all media the prime minister's school for elections is rejected by the opposition he also says the minute you must pay him off to sack the armed forces saying he was part of an attempted coup even though you don't want to just focus is generally speaking to your job dog and the territorial integrity of our me this is my way and no one can decide the. clashes erupted as thousands of protesters as well as supporters of prime minister called faced off in the capital. on it all the new things shot to me on foot.