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The bill, introduced by Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler, would hold tech companies accountable for censoring constitutional speech.
FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr joins the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss Google, free speech, and big tech censorship.
“What we’re really seeing here is the power that small groups have to weaponize these large internet entities against people that they don’t like,” he said.
GOP Sen. Marsha Blackburn penned a letter to Attorney General William Barr urging the DOJ to examine Google’s power over the 21st century public square.
NBC News’ failed attempt to de-platform The Federalist with Google exposed the power of big tech and drew Washington scrutiny.
Federalist editor Chris Bedford warned big tech censorship shows a larger problem facing the free exchange of ideas in the online public square
“We’ve been warning for years about the kind of silencing and de-platforming efforts that we’ve seen happen in American academia,” Domenech said.
Attorney General Bill Barr explained that the primary motive behind the DOJ’s push to reform Section 230 liability protections was to protect free speech.
‘Our hate speech policy prohibits videos which assert that someone’s sexuality or gender identity is a disease or a mental illness,’ YouTube said in a statement.
‘There’s a real tension between getting full compliance from the companies and being able to move forward expeditiously with the end of the investigation,’ says Dave Segal, whose organization signed tone of he letters.
The tide has been turning against Silicon Valley tech giants in Washington for quite some time, but this week appears to have reached a tipping point.
A stark contrast exists between what Google CEO Sundar Pichai says from the top about his corporation’s bias, and what actually happens on the ground.
The failed attempt by NBC News to demonetize The Federalist puts to rest any idea that the legacy media cares about objectivity or free speech.
Sen. Josh Hawley criticized Google’s selective censorship and proposed legislation that allows individuals to sue Big Tech for similar future offenses.
Reforming big tech’s liability shield ‘will modernize oversight of the Internet economy and hold giants like Google, Facebook, and Twitter accountable when they overstep as the online speech police,’ Blackburn said.
Federalist Co-founder and Publisher Ben Domenech warned Wednesday that NBC News’ recent attempt to demonetize the publication is a warning of what is to come.
Senior Editor Chris Bedford charged Google with employing a double standard Wednesday after threatening to ban The Federalist from profiting off ads.
The decision comes just a day after Google Ads attempted to demonetize The Federalist over “race based content.”
Twitter tried to ban Sen. Tom Cotton after he went on cable news to advocate the use of the federal military to quell violent riots engulfing the nation.
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