Allum Bokhari

Allum Bokhari

Bokhari: The Demise of Google’s Free Speech Movement

Free speech at Google is long since dead. But it didn’t go down without a fight. As the tech giant embarked on its self-described “shift towards censorship”, many employees inside the company spoke out against it — and were rewarded with harassment and discrimination for remaining true to Google’s founding values.

Trump vs. Google

Mitch McConnell Campaign Suspended from Twitter for Highlighting Violent Threats

The campaign account for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) was suspended from Twitter after sharing a video of protesters allegedly making violent threats against the Senator, including a protester saying “just stab the motherfucker in the heart.” Twitter had no problem with “Massacre Mitch” trending on the platform.

The Associated Press

Reddit Quarantines Far-Left ‘Chapo Trap House’ over Violent Threats

Reddit, the popular social platform of user-created message boards, has censored /r/ChapoTrapHouse, a community for fans of the popular far-left “Chapo Trap House” podcast, shortly after Breitbart News published a document that compiled numerous violent threats from its subscribers.

Matt Christman (@cushbomb) seen on a "Chapo Trap House" livestream on Election Night 2018.

Facebook Receives Patent for ‘Shadowbanning’ Tech

Despite its frequent denials that it practices “shadowbanning” — the covert censorship of content without notifying the censored — Facebok applied for and received a U.S. patent for shadowbanning technology last month, according to a report in the New American.

New Australian laws could see social media execs jailed over terror images

Paul Gosar Introduces Bill to Stop Online Censorship

Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) has introduced a new bill to stop censorship by Big Tech, aimed at rolling back legal perks that allow Silicon Valley companies to suppress political speech with impunity.

Congressman Paul Gosar

Tulsi Gabbard Cites Breitbart Scoops in Anti-Google Lawsuit

Presidential candidate and military veteran Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) is suing Google after the tech giant blocked her ads account shortly after the first Democrat presidential debate. The complaint cites Breitbart News’ work in exposing Google’s election meddling.

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 26: US representative Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) delivers remarks on the second day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 26, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The …

Tulsi Gabbard Sues Google for Censorship of Ads

Presidential candidate and military veteran Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) is suing Google after the tech giant blocked her ads account shortly after the first Democrat presidential debate, when Gabbard became the most-searched-for candidate in the Democrat field.

Tulsi Gabbard

Amazon Removes Danish Filmmaker’s Islam Documentary

A documentary by independent filmmaker Michael Hansen about mass migration and Islam in Europe, entitled Killing Europe, has been removed by Amazon from its Prime Video service. Amazon cited “quality assurance” concerns — despite the fact that the documentary had been hosted on the platform since 2017 without issue.

Jeff Bezos arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party on Sunday, March 4, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Bokhari: Eight Ways To Curb Google

Peter Thiel, one of big tech’s few prominent conservative-libertarians, is gunning for Google. The billionaire PayPal founder recently gave a speech in D.C. branding the tech giant “treasonous” and calling for a criminal investigation over its work with the Chinese military.

Google acquires Fossil smartwatch tech for $40 mn

Ted Cruz Grills Google VP on Breitbart ‘Good Censor’ Scoop

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) held Google’s feet to the fire on its murky legal status earlier today, using information from Breitbart News exclusive publication of “The Good Censor,” a leaked internal briefing from Google, to support his line of questioning.

Senator Ted Cruz

Watch: Antifa Extremist Compares MAGA Hats to Swastikas

Independent filmmaker Michael Hansen has a new documentary out titled Killing Free Speech. In addition to highlighting illiberal values in Islam, the feature examines the rise of the violent extremist “Antifa” movement in the U.S., and support for it from top Democrats.

Antifa in Portland

Trump Faces Backlash from Base over Bitcoin

President Donald Trump faced a backlash from his online supporters last week after he condemned the Bitcoin cryptocurrency as “highly volatile” and a facilitator of illegal activity. Trump called for Facebook’s new “Libra” cryptocurrency to be regulated like a bank.

US President Donald Trump boards Air Force One departing from Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on July 12, 2019. - Trump is traveling to Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)