Skip to comments.So How do we fight against Big Tech cenorship?
Posted on 08/07/2018 8:19:52 AM PDT by ahorvet
How do we strike back against these Big Tech goliaths who are censoring out any non-conformist (read: non-left wing) posting on their forums? How can we bring them down?
Litigation and legislation.
I think the starting point was the judge’s ruling regarding Trump that these were public forums. That is one route that might apply. Alternatively, the services claim to not own the content, disavow it, yet want to choose it. The latter denotes responsibility. Make that costly enough and they will back off. Money.
Add LEAVING. Competition. I would love to see PDJT leave Twitter for gab.ai. They would tank! LOL!
Break them up Ma Bell style.....
Create, protect and maintain your own forums of Social Media.
That second condition is important. Be realistic and be ready to guard your conservative web from hacking attempts of liberals. Never, never think that Liberals will stay on their side of the fence and leave conservative posters alone. No.
Today’s Libs cannot tolerate the existence of any voices except for their own. They are the internet versions of the Tali-BAN.
They’re going to get litigated to death anyways, if they are taking the legal position that they are a publisher and not a service provider. It makes them liable for the content they publish and the consequences of it being published, which means everyone and their grandmother can cite FB’s public position that they are a publisher when they sue them over [fill in the blank]. You don’t have to put out a call for people to sue FB. It’s just going to happen.
Honestly, I think FB is stupid to call themselves a publisher anyway. They (their organization or employees and associates) do not generate the fast majority of the content there. Their user’s do. This makes them a service provider, or a conduit for the transmission of information. This should be their official position too, as it would protect them from being responsible for the information that is transmitted, except possible for issues directly related to public safety, but they decided that being political and social activists were more important and wanted to be able to filter what get’s sent and seen.
Just go to their website: https://www.infowars.com/
Same way Fox came into being. Set up a company that does what fake book and twitter does. Start populating it with conservative viewpoints. As soon as millions start to leave the liberal sites in droves, and stock prices drop, someone with a clear head will fix this.
A big demonstration outside Fakebook headquarters wouldn’t hurt.
I started to cancel my Facebook account, but was thinking: Maybe they want us to cancel our accounts. This action is very close to mid term elections.
We will not have a platform to pass election information to our family and friend this fall. Maybe this is a way to shut us down...
During the President election, I pass lots of good info that sway friends and family to vote for President Trump. News like the illegal email servers.
I will keep my account open until we get the Mid term election over. It is to valuable for reaching out to people. Facebook will have to ban me......
Forums like tbis are a good start.
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Well stated. These battles will be going on for a while.
As a service provider, are they allowed to monetize advertising (content)?
How is FailBook’s stock doing today, BTW?
Find a better:
"Alt-tech" replacements like gab.ai and bitchute are already in the works. A problem they are encountering is that the existing natural monopolies and trusts—along with the governments, NGOs and businesses that support and pressure them—have enough power to nip competitors in the bud by de-platforming them from electronic money transactions, domain name servicing, etc. The political discrimination from Visa, MasterCard, PayPal, Patreon, and other parts of the world's money-handling systems is an even more fundamental problem here than videos being censored. Before you can replace the worlds biggest tech firms who handle most of the world's communication, you also may need to replace the entire financial system.
On a brighter note, a natural monopoly may get cocky and self-destruct. This may be happening.
"...would love to see President Trump leave Twitter for Gab..."
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