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Watch – Rob Smith to Carlos Maza: ‘I Know What It’s Like to Be the Target of Homophobic Bullying… Dude, Man Up’

“What a lot of these powerful voices on the LGBT left want to do is they want to create this authoritarian woke empire to where they make the rules about what is free speech and what is hate speech,” conservative commentator Rob Smith told Breitbart News’ Alana Mastrangelo on Thursday at Turning Point USA’s 2019 Young Women’s Leadership Summit.

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Putin Signs ‘Sovereign Internet’ Law, Expands Government Control

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a new law on Wednesday that paves the way for Russia to isolate its Internet from the rest of the world. The so-called “sovereign Internet” law is billed as a means of making the Russian Internet more “independent,” but independence will be in short supply as Putin’s authoritarian government tightens its grip on cyberspace.

A man looks at a computer monitor displaying the main page of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's election campaign website, Moscow, on January 12, 2012. In his manifesto for March 2012 presidential elections Putin vowed today to end repressive police behaviour in Russia but also warned that Moscow would retaliate …