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Carlos Maza, the Vox video journalist who orchestrated an online campaign to try to get conservative comedian Steven Crowder banned from YouTube, is being reminded of his own bizarre threats. YouTube refused to ban Crowder, a BlazeTV host and YouTube star, from the platform, but later de-monetized his videos in order to appease the online
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The organized campaign to ban Steven Crowder from YouTube has failed after the social media platform tweeted Tuesday that the conservative comedian had not violated their community standards. Vox writer Carlos Maza demanded that YouTube take action against the BlazeTV host, and asked his followers to flag his videos as abusive in order to get
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In a time when censorship is all the rage, one organization is doing its part to attempt to combat censorship on college campuses and provide a way for intellectual diversity to thrive. The Intercollegiate Studies Institute (ISI) endeavors to facilitate a vibrant community for students, faculty, and alumni to learn foundational American principles and
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A student art project showing a pig dressed in a police uniform was removed before the opening of an art show in Madeira, Ohio, after complaints, the Cincinnati Enquirer reported. The artwork was being displayed in the Madeira Municipal Building, which also houses the police department, WCPO-TV reported — and that sparked outraged calls to
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This week Facebook purged accounts the media characterized as “right wing”, even though among them was Nation of Islam leader and Women’s March ally Louis Farrakhan. It has renewed discussion about “de-platforming” and potential bias against conservatives and people on the right wholesale by big tech and social media companies. The President, who is the
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Get the CDN Morning News Blast Subscribe to our mailing list and get interesting stuff and updates to your email inbox. You have subscribed! There was an error processing your subscription. A new disturbing censorship trend is emerging through social media and other large platforms’ banning of conservative users. Conservative activist and avid free speech
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Like the United States, New Zealand’s Bill of Rights guarantees a constitutionally protected right to freedom of expression, although with stricter parameters than in the U.S., which protects freedom of expression with minimal regulation. That’s why many expressed shock over the weekend when the New Zealand government essentially criminalized the dissemination of a manifesto written
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In 2014, a Pittsburgh rapper was convicted of issuing terroristic threats and intimidating witnesses with violent rap lyrics that specifically targeted police officers who had arrested him in the past. The rapper, Jamal Knox (stage name Mayhem Mal), is still in prison. His lawyers are appealing the convictions related to his lyrics, saying they were
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While President Trump and most Americans quickly condemned the act of hate that was the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, the media and leftist political pundits rushed to blame the president and those that agree with his policies. Political operatives “make snap judgments, using incomplete evidence, in order to implicate their political opponents in crimes they
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YouTube comic Markus Meechan, better known as Count Dankula, is refusing to pay the £800 fine handed to him by the courts for a ‘grossly offensive’ joke, donating the money to Glasgow Children’s Hospital instead. The Scotsman was handed the fine for uploading a comedy skit which shows him trying to turn his girlfriend’s pug
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By now everyone who is up to speed on current events knows that Randa Jarrar, a “professor” at California State University at Fresno, took to Twitter after the death of former First Lady Barbara Bush, to lambaste her memory. This cretin then bragged she couldn’t be fired because she was “tenured.” Jarrar tweeted: “I’m
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by Breitbart TV16 Apr 20180 16 Apr, 201816 Apr, 2018 Media Research Center Founder and President Brent Bozell discussed the MRC’s report, “CENSORED! How Online Media Companies Are Suppressing Conservative Speech,” on Monday’s “Ingraham Angle” on the Fox News Channel. Bozell said, “This is the emerging of the greatest censorship of free speech worldwide in the
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On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher defended Fox News host Laura Ingraham, and stated the boycott of her sponsors over her comments about Parkland survivor David Hogg is wrong and boycotts are “the modern way of cutting off free speech.” Maher said, “I want to defend Laura Ingraham. … Now, I
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SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty by Liam Deacon5 Apr 20180 5 Apr, 20185 Apr, 2018 A mother of four who campaigns against “gender identity” ideology claims she was threatened with arrest and banned from leaving the UK after saying transgender women are “castrated” men. Kellie-Jay Keen-Minshull has claimed Susie Green, the CEO of transgender group Mermaids, reported her to
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YouTube/Screenshot/Getty Images by Chris Tomlinson18 Mar 20180 18 Mar, 201818 Mar, 2018 A 65-year-old woman in Sweden, who is facing either a fine or prison sentence if found guilty of ‘hate crime’, released her side of the story in a YouTube video describing a large-scale investigation and harassment from police 65-year-old Christina, who faces eight
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More details about the American employee of Marriott International who lost his job for violating China’s authoritarian speech codes are coming to light. The Wall Street Journal revealed over the weekend that the man who lost his livelihood to China’s “sharp power” is a 49-year-old named Roy Jones. He was earning $14 an hour working
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Right-wing broadcaster Alex Jones announced Saturday evening that YouTube had frozen his video channel and would delete it on Sunday, after CNN pursued the social media giant and its advertisers. The announcement came just hours after CNN published a story, “Advertisers flee InfoWars founder Alex Jones’ YouTube channel,” in which journalists Paul P. Murphy and Gianluca
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Rachel Megawhat/Breitbart London by Liam Deacon1 Mar 20180 1 Mar, 20181 Mar, 2018 The controversial activist Tommy Robinson has been suspended from Twitter for quoting research which found that nearly 90 per cent of convicted grooming gang members in the UK are Muslim. Mr. Robinson was suspended from the social media platform for 7 days
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A group of free-speech lawyers filed the most serious legal challenge yet to Twitter’s censorship policies Tuesday in San Francisco County Superior Court, seeking a ruling preventing Twitter from banning users purely on the basis of their views and political associations. The 29-page complaint contends that, under a California legal doctrine that recognizes some private
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A panel at CPAC 2018 on the topic of social media censorship faced protests on Friday, after attendees asked how the organizers were any different from social networks for deplatforming the Gateway Pundit’s Jim Hoft. During the Q&A session of the panel, which was moderated by American Principles Project Foundation Executive Director Terry Schilling, Gateway
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Conservative commentator Pam Geller revealed on Breitbart News Daily on Wednesday morning that her panel on free speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) had been canceled because she refused to remove Jim Hoft of Gateway Pundit as a participant. “Late last night, I received a call … demanding that I remove one of the speakers from
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