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Facebook Censors Project Veritas Video About Chinese Virus

Facebook has removed a video from Project Veritas founder James O’Keefe showing the conservative journalist questioning testers and Army National Guard personnel about their opinions about the Chinese virus.

Mark Zuckerberg Capitol Hill

Twitter Removes Jair Bolsonaro’s Tweets About Chinese Virus

Twitter took down two tweets from Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, citing its policy against misinformation related to the Chinese coronavirus, despite refusing to take down misinformation from Chinese officials about the virus last week.

After taking power in 2019, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro downgraded the culture ministry to a secretariat that was part of the Citizenship Ministry, and later the Tourism Ministry

Bokhari: Coronavirus Will Deepen America’s Dependence on Big Tech

Schools are being shut down. Workers are being sent home from offices. Universities are telling their students not to return to campus. Political rallies are being called off. People are staying indoors. All of these moves represent a boon for the Masters of the Universe in Silicon Valley.

Masters of the Universe

Google Continues Clamp Down on Coronavirus Videos

YouTube, the video-sharing platform owned by Google, is just starting to relax a draconian policy of demonetizing videos related to the Wuhan coronavirus, which was today declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). The clampdown will remain in place for most channels.

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Big Tech Lobbies FCC on Potential Spectrum Giveaway

Tech giants including Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook are lobbying the FCC to allocate 1,200 MHz of spectrum on the 6 GHz band to Wi-Fi, meaning that they will be able to use it for free, without a license. An auction for spectrum usage could generate billions for the government.

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Lawsuit: Twitter Blacklisted Data Analyst Who Researched Fake Accounts

Twitter is facing another lawsuit from a former user, data analyst Geoff Golberg, who alleges that Twitter engages in “deceptive practices” as defined by New York consumer protection laws. Golberg was investigating the problem of “bot” accounts on the social media platform, and had spent $35,000 in advertising before his blacklisting.

Twitter has suspended tweeting via text after CEO Jack Dorsey, pictured in November 2018, fell victim to a "SIM swap" hack