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Not a free speech platform: Facebook declares it’s a ‘publisher’ & can censor whomever it wants, walking into legal trap

Facebook has invoked its free speech right as a publisher, insisting its ability to smear users as extremists is protected, but its legal immunity thus far has rested on a law which protects platforms, not publishers. Which is it? Facebook has declared it has the right, as a publisher, to exercise its own free speech […]

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RT Editor-in-Chief Simonyan blocked on Facebook for unclear reason

Facebook has blocked RT Editor-in-Chief Margarita Simonyan’s account for allegedly “violating community standards.” Revealing the ban, Simonyan complained of pervasive censorship practiced on the platform.

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Facebook’s latest data breach feeds a list of HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS of its privacy abuse victims

Mark Zuckerberg’s mission to rehabilitate Facebook’s image is not going well. Since announcing a revamped “privacy-focused vision” for the company just months ago, it has faced multiple new and major security breaches.

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Your Facebook please: US begins demanding full social media background from visa applicants

The US State Department has begun requiring visa applicants to submit five years’ worth of social media history, threatening “serious immigration consequences” for those who attempt to conceal their accounts.

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Privacy? What’s that? Facebook lawyer argues users have none

Facebook’s lawyer has denied the social media platform invaded American users’ privacy when it allowed their personal data to be slurped up by Cambridge Analytica, claiming they had no privacy to begin with. No crime, no victims?

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‘Most valued partner’: NSA fed Israel intel for targeted assassinations, leaked docs show

Frustrated by a legal ban on sharing intelligence with Israeli operatives conducting targeted assassinations against Hezbollah, the NSA crafted a loophole giving them total access even to US citizens’ data, leaked documents show.

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‘Modern fascism is breaking cover’: Journalists react to Assange Espionage Act charges

The US government’s indictment of Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange on 17 additional charges under the Espionage Act has shocked and horrified journalists who are calling it an unprecedented attack on press freedom.

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Israeli NSO Group Linked To WhatsApp Spyware Attack Hit With Amnesty Lawsuit

Earlier this week, Facebook-owned WhatsApp announced it had rushed to patch up a security hole in its messaging service, which it believed had been exploited by the Israeli-owned NSO Group.

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You’ve been warned: Widespread US face surveillance is ‘imminent reality’, says tech privacy report

Georgetown researchers are warning Americans about a sophisticated real-time face surveillance system that’s about to become an “imminent reality” for millions of citizens across the country.

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Assange extradition process is ‘life & death’ for him and for journalism itself – WikiLeaks’ editor

The lengthy sentence incurred by Julian Assange for skipping bail has caused “shock and outrage,” WikiLeaks Editor-in-Chief Kristinn Hrafnsson has said, adding that the real fight for him and journalism as a whole lies ahead.

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Assange Can Explain DNC Leak, Seth Rich Incident & ‘Trump-Russia Case’ – Analyst

On 11 April, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London after being deprived of asylum and Ecuadorian citizenship by Quito. Speaking to Sputnik, Adam Garrie, director of Eurasia Future, explained how the Trump administration could benefit from questioning Assange and who is interested in muting the journalist.

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Zuckerberg asks governments for more internet regulation in self-flagellation exercise

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has asked governments and regulators to tighten the screws on digital companies such as his own, and slap them with sanctions if they refuse to abide by rules on privacy, political or harmful content.

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No great firewall: Russian PM says Moscow doesn’t want to ‘regulate’ web, only protect its interests

Russia is not seeking to erect a Chinese-style “great firewall” with new legislation on the ‘sovereign internet’ or otherwise regulate the web, Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev has said.

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4 ways India is putting its own interests before Washington’s

India appears to be defying every foreign policy goal relentlessly pursued by the US, stubbornly striking deals with nations Washington is trying to isolate from global trade. Russia, Iran and now Venezuela – all among the top targets of Washington’s aggressive rhetoric and sanctions – are also among the nations India has been refusing to […]

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Coups are Peace, Censorship is Trust, Intolerance is Love: 3 Orwellian slogans Western leaders adore

Exactly 70 years after George Orwell’s 1984 came out, most fancy themselves smart to totalitarian doublespeak. But perverse lies need no torchlight or mass rallies, just a tailored suit, complacent media and a docile populace.

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