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Big Tech Feeling Pressure on Censorship Concerns

Since NRB launched Internet Freedom Watch in 2017 to highlight and substantiate the problem of online censorship of Christian and conservative viewpoints, Silicon Valley has faced increasing government scrutiny.

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Human Rights Advocate Barred by Facebook Before Reinstatement

Last weekend Facebook informed a Washington, D.C.-based human rights advocate that she was permanently banned from its platform.

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Feminist Suing Twitter

This week a liberal feminist blogger based in Canada filed suit against Twitter after she was silenced on the media platform for expressing opinions critical of transgenderism.

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Silicon Valley ‘Behemoths’ Draw Attention of AG Nominee

Silicon Valley titans may soon find themselves under more scrutiny from the U.S. Department of Justice.

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Time Runs Out on Attempt to Bring Back Title II Rules

Last spring, Senate Democrats forced and won a vote on a resolution to reverse the FCC’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order…

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Hearing Accentuates Need for Remedy to Big Tech Bias

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, sat before the House Judiciary Committee this week.

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Incoming Senator Throws Gauntlet Down to BigTech

Even as technology interests in Washington prepare for next Tuesday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing featuring Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, they are likely taking note of another powerful voice they will need to contend with in the months and years ahead.

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Russian Interference Stirs Debate at FCC

In what could be a preview of a testy monthly open meeting at the FCC next week, Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel took aim at FCC Chairman Ajit Pai over issues with the…

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Google Chief to Face House Committee

Earlier this autumn, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) called for Google to come before Congress amid concerns of bias and censorship…

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On Tech Censorship Concerns, Sanders Video Encourages Followers: ‘Laugh in Their Face’

This week U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) posted a video on Twitter featuring a call for his followers to scoff at those who raise concerns about Big Tech’s conservative viewpoint suppression problem.

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Calls for Big Tech to Act Now on Free Speech

Google CEO Sundar Pichai is expected to meet privately today with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) and other GOP lawmakers …

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Google Facing Criticism in Washington

Google has come under fire in Washington in recent weeks from Republicans and Democrats alike.

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Twitter CEO to Face House Panel on Censorship Concerns

Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter, will testify next Wednesday before the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee in a hearing entitled, “Twitter: Transparency and Accountability.”

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President Trump Denounces Silicon Valley Censorship

For years, NRB has warned of a growing list of incidents where Big Tech titans appeared to be censoring Christian and conservative speech on their platforms.

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Online Censorship an ‘Imaginary Narrative’?

In an April hearing focused on online viewpoint suppression, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) declared his intent to make sure Big Tech corporations answered for their content filtering practices.

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Internet Still Open As Title II ‘Net Neutrality’ Rules Are Rescinded

From the red alert symbols being used by a number of politicians and their allies, you might have thought the internet would grind to a halt when the FCC’s “Restoring Internet Freedom” order took effect on Monday.

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