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New Zealand ISPs Ban Websites Hosting Christchurch Shooting Video

New Zealand ISPs are banning websites which host the Christchurch mosque shooter’s video of the massacre. In New Zealand, sharing the video is a criminal offense, and one 22-year-old reportedly faces at least ten years in prison for sharing it online. The Internet companies are not taking action against Facebook, where the video was originally livestreamed.

New Zealand massacre provides test for live video platforms

Sam Harris Asks Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Why He Hasn’t Banned ‘Bad Actor’ Trump

Author Sam Harris asked Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on his podcast why he hasn’t banned President Donald Trump, who Harris claimed “has had a worse influence on the nature of our conversation” than anyone else. Harris recently closed his Patreon account to protest the blacklisting of political commentators on the site.

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Blacklisted: 7 Notable Twitter Bans in 2018

A number of prominent conservative and libertarian accounts were banned from Twitter this year as Big Tech ramped up the blacklisting of ideological dissidents and mainstream conservatives alike.

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Twitter Stock Drops on Fears of Conservative Exodus

Twitter’s stock dropped, Thursday, after the social network faced controversy for banning two conservatives: Jesse Kelly and Laura Loomer. Financial news site the Street believes the drop is tied to fears of a conservative boycott of the social media platform.

(INSETS: Candace Owens and Louis Farrakhan) WASHINGTON, (DC - SEPTEMBER 5: Twitter chief executive officer Jack Dorsey looks on during a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing concerning foreign influence operations' use of social media platforms, on Capitol Hill, September 5, 2018 in Washington, DC. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook chief …