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1 posted on 08/29/2018 10:36:04 AM PDT by ZeroToHero
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To: ZeroToHero

I seriously propose new civil rights addition to protected class status of freedom of speech and political affiliation to prohibit discrimination in the stream of commerce and pubic accommodation. Why can we not discriminate in our private business based on race but it is fine if I am for Trump?


2 posted on 08/29/2018 10:47:34 AM PDT by raiderboy (Trump promised “shut down the government” in September; if no wall!!)
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Part of this phenomenon is that tech companies receive a lot more complaints from vindictive leftists than conservatives, who don’t feel as threatened by free speech. Big companies think that if a lot of people are unhappy about something that happens in their website, they are going to lose money.


3 posted on 08/29/2018 10:48:22 AM PDT by ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas (Mozart tells you what it's like to be human. Bach tells you what it's like to be the universe)
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So let these operators go to a rating system similar to what the movies use - instead of censoring material they think is objectionable, let them label it “offensive” or some such, and put it behind a wall of some kind where people would have to sign in and attest they were more than 21 years old before seeing the stuff - other material could be labeled “liberal”, “conservative” or whatever they wanted - let the viewing public decide for themselves what the algorithms were parceling out, don’t decide for them what they can or can’t handle - you’re no smarter than they are......


4 posted on 08/29/2018 10:55:54 AM PDT by Intolerant in NJ
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All kneel before Alexa (or Siri) the grand historic precursors for almighty Landru! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Bhueml6MqI
(Make haste! Special sale on Archon kitchen cookware!)


5 posted on 08/29/2018 10:55:58 AM PDT by Doctor DNA (This is not your grandfather's internet.)
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(Zero to Hero, Welcome to Free Republic!)

6 posted on 08/29/2018 10:57:30 AM PDT by 4Liberty (Where are the Obama-Creamer audio tapes?/GM bondholders: America's SAfrica White farmers...)
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To: ZeroToHero

First Amendment

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

Since the backbone of the internet was build w taxpayer funds (Milnet), this would apply.


7 posted on 08/29/2018 11:00:11 AM PDT by DownInFlames (Gals)
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To: ZeroToHero

Bring anti trust actions against them

They’re too big and dominant anyway

Jeff? Hey . . Jeff?


8 posted on 08/29/2018 11:08:28 AM PDT by A_Former_Democrat ("Moderates/Independents/Non-voters" Are DIMS REALLY who you'd want BACK in POWER?)
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Just imagine a cake shop that posted a sign “no cake for Hillary voters”.

Then Leviathan would swing into action.


9 posted on 08/29/2018 11:09:55 AM PDT by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ....)
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Anyone remember that if a University allows students to take Federal student loans, that University has to comply with all Federal policies on discrimination etc?

How much does FB, Google, Amazon and others make on Federal contracts?

I want a law that no Federal contract can be awarded to a company that censors speech.


10 posted on 08/29/2018 11:13:02 AM PDT by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ....)
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Private company? Ok. Then I want a federal law that no federal money can be spent on any company that censors or forbids participation based on political beliefs.

Slip an amendment into this upcoming appropriations bill.


11 posted on 08/29/2018 11:19:55 AM PDT by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ....)
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You can do it.

But that makes you a publisher.

Publishers control content, so publishers are responsible for content.


15 posted on 08/29/2018 11:54:25 AM PDT by Haiku Guy (ELIMINATE PERVERSE INCENTIVES)
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