Censorship

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China’s New AI: Rumor Mongers Will Be Headed Straight To Prison

Spreading ‘online rumors’ that violate Beijing’s official ‘truth’ can get you 7 years in jail, and everybody is turned into a rat to tattle on their friends. China asserts that “Rumors violate individual rights; rumors create social panic; rumors cause fluctuations in the stock markets; rumors impact normal business operations; rumors blatantly attack revolutionary martyrs.”


Facebook Employees Mount Censorship Backlash Against Bosses

Non-leftists at Facebook are in a distinct minority but they are banding together to challenge Facebook’s rampant censorship of conservative thought. These employees will face stiff peer pressure and possible retaliation for speaking up. Meanwhile, Facebook is being ‘punished’ by its users who are deleting their accounts en-masse.




Scientists: AI Algorithm Betters Humans In Finding Fake News

Technocrat data scientists are barking up the wrong tree. Note they never say that their black box algorithms can find truth, which logically should precede isolating falsehoods. Yet, their alleged breakthrough is hailed as ‘a new weapon in the fight against misinformation.’