Eugene Volokh, Attempt to Vanish Posts Critical of the Sandy Hook Hoax Libel Judgment

EUGENE VOLOKH   A request under the name of Leonard Pozner — the plaintiff in that case — was submitted to Google, asking it to deindex these criticisms (which aren’t themselves covered by the judgment). Lenny Pozner, the father of a boy (Noah Pozner) killed in the Sandy Hook, sued James Fetzer and Mike Palacek, who cowrote (sic) the book “Nobody Died at Sandy Hook.” The book had claimed, among other things, that “Noah Pozner’s death certificate is a fake, which we have proven on a dozen or more grounds.” “[Mr.…

YouTube Purging ‘Thousands of Videos and Channels’ for Advocating ‘Bigoted Ideologies’

Chris Menahan Google-owned YouTube is planning to purge “thousands of videos and channels” which advocate “bigoted ideologies” or “claim Jews secretly control the world,” deny “that well-documented violent events, like the Holocaust” took place, “say women are intellectually inferior to men and therefore should be denied certain rights,” or “suggest that the white race is superior to another race.”Multiple channels were banned in the immediate aftermath of the announcement.From New York Times, “YouTube to Remove Thousands of Videos Pushing Extreme Views”: YouTube announced plans on Wednesday to remove thousands of videos…

Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Reynolds to POTUS TRUMP: Break Up Tech Monopolies – Or Lose in 2020

Jim Holt  Glenn Reynolds called on Trump on Monday to breakup the tech monopolies like his predecessor Teddy Roosevelt did back in the early 1900s. Donald Trump must bust Facebook, Amazon, Netflix, Google monopolies like Teddy Roosevelt. Rush discussed this article on Monday: RUSH: Glenn Harlan Reynolds, who’s a friend and a law professor at the University of Tennessee, has a column out today in USA Today saying that Trump has got… Forget prison or anything else. If Trump doesn’t get a handle on the monopolies that exist now — Facebook, Google,…

LEAKED INTERNAL DOCUMENT: Google Admits They’ve ‘Shifted Towards Censorship’ to Suppress Nationalist Movements

Chris Menahan  A leaked internal document from Google shows Big Tech has abandoned free speech in favor of censorship in order to suppress various nationalist movements in America and Europe.  Though Google loves to outright lie and claim they have no political bias in their search algorithms, the document just openly admits that they and other major tech companies are censoring free speech to stop “bad behaviour,” which they refer to, among other examples, as the rise of nationalism and trolling of celebrities by right-wingers. They even say their censorship regime…