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  • Twitter locks LifeSite out of account for ‘hate’: fact-based post on rise in gay STDs

    10/18/2018 5:51:30 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 21 replies
    Lifesitenews ^ | October 18th 2018 | Lifesitenews
    Twitter has just locked LifeSiteNews out of our Twitter account over an article we posted four years ago that provided expert analysis on the rise in sexually-transmitted diseases among homosexuals. The 2014 piece by Dr. Gerard M. Nadal, a molecular biologist and microbiologist who is also president and CEO of the Coalition on Abortion/Breast Cancer, responds to media coverage of what was at the time the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s new annual report on STDs. https://www.lifesitenews.com/blogs/why-hiv-syphilis-and-gonorrhea-are-rising-among-homosexuals Contrary to the consensus that the “reason for the documented continued rise in syphilis (primarily affecting homosexuals) has more to do with...
  • Facebook Takes Down Pro-Life Group’s Posts and Ads, Calling Them “Hate Speech”

    10/17/2018 6:35:26 PM PDT · by Morgana · 17 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | October 17, 2018 | Steven Ertelt
    Social media giant Facebook continues to censor the pro-life viewpoint, this time taking down posts and ads from the pro-life group Choice42. That’s the Canadian organization responsible for the viral video “Magical Birth Canal” that poked fun at the common pro-abortion argument that human rights don’t begin until birth. Laura Klassen, director of Choice42 talked with LifeNews today about the social media censorship at Facebook. “Many of our pro-life posts have been taken down lately and yesterday Facebook actually sent me a message saying it was because my post was “hate speech,'” she said. “Our CHOICE42 video, “Louise’s Story” was...
  • Leaked Google Document Reveals Shift to Suppressing Free Speech

    10/17/2018 2:38:11 PM PDT · by walford · 33 replies
    The Stream ^ | October 17, 2018 | Rachel Alexander
    An 85-page Google internal briefing, chillingly and perhaps oxymoronically titled “The Good Censor,” was just leaked. The big tech giants are moving away from supporting a free internet, it says. Instead, they move toward censoring their users. That’s inevitable. And possibly even “good.”The briefing matter-of-factly notes that global internet freedoms have gone downhill for the past seven years. Users now question celebrating the openness of the internet. “People are no longer willing to see the platforms as neutral mediators of social life.” “More people are asking, isn’t ‘big tech’ really ‘big media’ in disguise?” “Is it possible to have an open...
  • Bill Kristol mocks Melania Trump’s claims of being bullied: ‘Cry me a river’

    10/17/2018 8:52:55 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 53 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 12, 2018 | Morgan Gstalter
    Conservative commentator and outspoken “Never Trump” critic Bill Kristol mocked first lady Melania Trump for claiming she is one of the most bullied people in the world. “Cry me a river,” Kristol tweeted Thursday morning in response to Melania Trump's claim. (TWEET-AT-LINK) Melania Trump made the comment in an interview with ABC News during her first solo trip in Africa. "I could say that I'm the most bullied person in the world," she said. “One of them -- if you really see what people are saying about me." She continued by saying her experience with bullying is in part what...
  • New USA Gymnastics chief Mary Bono 'deeply regrets' anti-Nike tweet

    10/16/2018 4:23:35 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 30 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 10/14/18 | Valerie Richardson
    Newly named USA Gymnastics head Mary Bono apologized Saturday for a month-old tweet showing her blacking out a Nike logo after the post was slammed by Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles. “I deeply regret posting the Tweet because I respect everyone’s views and their fundamental right to express them,” said the former Republican congresswoman from California in a statement.
  • Mark Zuckerberg Just Stole $315,000 From A Triple-Amputee Vet

    10/15/2018 9:26:12 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 10 replies
    Minutemen Militia ^ | October 15, 2018 | Jeff Rainforth
    Mark Zuckerberg must need money because he just robbed a triple-amputee Iraq War vet blind. Brian Kolfage joined the Air Force just before 3000 Americans were killed in the September 11, 2001 terror attacks that also destroyed the Twin Towers in New York City. He wanted to serve. He wanted to keep what had happened to thousands of his fellow Americans from happening again. It was his duty, he believed. During Brian's second tour in the Middle East, he volunteered for a dangerous mission in Iraq. On September 11th, 2004, exactly 3 years to the day since the 9/11/01 attacks,...
  • Pastor Andrew Brunson suspended on Twitter 2 days after release from Turkey (vanity)

    10/14/2018 10:09:43 PM PDT · by Future Useless Eater · 56 replies
    Twitter ^ | oct 15, 2018 | self
    Pastor Andrew Brunson (@BrunsonPastor) apparently created a Twitter account on the day he was released from Turkey. The archive.org version says his twitter account was created on October 12th. >P> Here is his suspended page https:/twitter.com/BrunsonPastor Here is the October 13th save of his page at archive.org https://web.archive.org/web/20181013113932/https:/twitter.com/BrunsonPastor Pastor Andrew Brunson (@BrunsonPastor) Official Account Pastor Andrew Brunson (@BrunsonPastor) Beigetreten Oktober 2018 Pastor Andrew Brunson (@BrunsonPastor) {when you hold your mouse over the word Oktober, it shows that the account was created on October 12.} This graphic says the pastor violated Twitter rules. https://pbs.twimg.com/media/Dpa13mMXUAUoGf8.jpg
  • So, got this on JC Penny’s WiFi today...

    10/14/2018 12:24:37 PM PDT · by Magnatron · 39 replies
    My withered brain | 14 October 2018 | Me
    Was at a mall today, bored and waiting for my wife to stop spending my money. So I tried to go onto Free Republic to pass the time. I didn’t know I was on JC Penny’s WiFi (I was not in the store). Can’t quite figure out what word has been banned... Free? Republic? No wonder they’re going out of business.
  • Facebook BANS Doug Giles And ClashDaily.com – Here’s Doug’s Response

    10/13/2018 7:58:35 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 34 replies
    ClashDaily.com ^ | 13 October 2018 | Doub Giles
    On October 11th Facebook sent my company a notification that, as of today, we don’t get to have a voice in their world any longer. Here are the ‘reasons’ stated by Zuckerberg’s crew regarding why they pulled the plug on our Facebook pages (2M followers). Pages, by the way, that we spent a BIG chunk of change building over the last few years. Your Page has been unpublished Your Page has been unpublished for misleading behavior, such as being administered by a fake account, misleading users, or violating the Facebook spam policies. This goes against the Facebook Pages Terms and...
  • Mormon Church president tells women to get off social media for 10 days

    10/12/2018 6:31:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Patriot-News ^ | October 12, 2018 | Julie Zauzmer, The Washington Post
    For over a year since the #MeToo movement began, women have turned to social media with stories of sexual harassment and calls for reform that have powerfully reshaped our society. In recent weeks, women have flooded Facebook and Twitter and Instagram with pleas to #BelieveWomen, as Brett Kavanaugh gained a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court amid turmoil over accusations of sexual assault. And with just weeks to go before the Nov. 6 midterms, women are sure to make their presence known online in an election largely centered on female candidates' surging campaigns and female voters' intensifying anger. At this...
  • Global Internet Outage Over Next 48 Hours Could Affect Some Users, According To ICANN

    10/12/2018 3:03:07 PM PDT · by SaveFerris · 19 replies
    fossbytes.com ^ | October 12, 2018 | Anmol Sachdeva
    ICANN has scheduled the Root Zone Key Signing Key (KSK) Rollover for today, and it could affect some DNS users all over the world. By Rolling the KSK, ICANN implies that a new cryptographic public and private key pair will be generated and the private key will be distributed to internet service providers, enterprise network administrators, and Domain Name System (DNS) resolver operators. KSK Rollover operations began in October 2016 and were scheduled for October 2017. However, ICANN announced that the rollover has been postponed due to the fact that “a significant number of resolvers used by Internet Service Providers...
  • Global Internet Outage Over Next 48 Hours Could Affect Some Users, According To ICANN

    10/12/2018 6:17:53 AM PDT · by Reno89519 · 44 replies
    Fossbytes ^ | October 12, 2018 | Anmol Sachdeva
    ICANN has scheduled the Root Zone Key Signing Key (KSK) Rollover for today, and it could affect some DNS users all over the world. [What that means is potentially no internet for lots of people!] By Rolling the KSK, ICANN implies that a new cryptographic public and private key pair will be generated and the private key will be distributed to internet service providers, enterprise network administrators, and Domain Name System (DNS) resolver operators. KSK Rollover operations began in October 2016 and were scheduled for October 2017. However, ICANN announced that the rollover has been postponed due to the fact...
  • RIGHT WING NEWS Responds to Facebook Purge

    10/11/2018 8:31:16 PM PDT · by Theo · 87 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | Oct. 11, 2018 | Brian Kolfage
    My name is Brian Kolfage, I'm a veteran of The United States Air Force. I was severely wounded in Combat, on 9/11/2004 while serving in Iraq. I lost both my legs entirely and my right hand. I'm the most severely wounded US Airman to survive. I worked alongside Democrat Congresswoman Gabby Giffords on her veteran advisory committee.  I endorsed her, have great respect for her, and helped her win her final election with a pivotal campaign commercial. In Giffords' Time Magazine interview, I was honored to be named as someone who inspires her. I'm not a conservative. I'm not a...
  • Man lists 'used' girlfriend for sale on eBay, is shocked when bids reach $119G

    10/10/2018 8:54:42 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 48 replies
    Fox ^ | 10/10/2018 | Michelle Gant
    A man who listed his girlfriend for sale on eBay as a prank was shocked when the bids reached over $119,000 within 24 hours. Click to learn more Dale Leeks, who lives in London, “wanted to have a laugh” so he thought it would be funny to list his girlfriend of one year, Kelly Greaves, on the auction site, CTV News reports. He described her condition as “for parts or not working” and wrote that she “starts OK but after that there’s a constant whining noise that I can’t seem to stop. Bodywork is fairly tidy but close up shows...
  • Creepy or convenient? Facebook’s new Portal smart display follows you around the room

    10/08/2018 8:48:30 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 19 replies
    The social media giant today introduced two devices, which are both Amazon Alexa smart speakers with video displays. The Portal and Portal+ are hands-free devices with cameras and microphones for video calls to Facebook friends. As you might have guessed, a Facebook account is required. If another person joins you on the call, everyone will always be in the frame. “Both models are designed to make you feel closer to the important people in your life, and make video chats seem less like a call and more like you’re actually in the same room,” according to a Facebook press release....
  • Google exec slams GOP over Kavanaugh nomination: ‘Bleep You. All. To. Hell'

    10/08/2018 6:09:48 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 87 replies
    <p>A design lead at Google has slammed Republicans in an angry Twitter rant over the nomination of now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh.</p> <p>“You are finished, @GOP. You polished the final nail for your own coffins. F--K. YOU. ALL. TO. HELL,” wrote Dave Hogue Saturday, in the now-deleted tweet.</p>
  • James Woods emerges from Twitter jail swinging. How he got out, and why we missed him so much …

    10/06/2018 9:20:25 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 41 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | October 6, 2018 | Samantha Chang
    FULL TITLE: James Woods emerges from Twitter jail swinging. How he got out, and why we missed him so much … Actor James Woods — who was released from Twitter jail after a two-week lockdown of his account — said he will not stop expressing his politically conservative views because of “Twitter’s bias or liberal insanity in general.” Woods tweeted: “So Twitter sent an unsolicited email explaining THEY would delete the ‘offending’ tweet for which I was locked out and which I refused to delete. As a conservative, I am not about to walk on eggshells because of Twitter’s bias...
  • Camille Paglia: The Rise of "Strangely Unsexy" Instagram Exhibitionism — And Why It Hurts Women

    10/06/2018 10:48:58 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 12 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | 10/5/2018 | Camille Paglia
    Welcome to the flesh parade!(snip) Since it was launched eight years ago, Instagram has grown into a global obsession, used by more than twice as many women as men. Mating has morphed into a digital mirage, dizzyingly multiplied on Snapchat and Tinder. Instagram's tweaked, filtered photos and videos are both boon and curse, sharpening self-definition yet intensifying social anxieties and risking physical safety via hypersexualized self-advertisement and fantasy.(snip) Ironically, sexed-up online exhibitionism has escalated as Hollywood movies have steadily lost their once world-famous genius for portraying romantic passion. Nuanced character drama has faded in an era of fast-action video games...
  • Need Vizio Smart TV Help - where's the keyboard so we can surf the web?

    10/03/2018 11:22:37 AM PDT · by bgill · 43 replies
    vanity
    We have a Vizio smart tv, model D43-D2. It used to have a keyboard screen so you could surf the web. We never used it past the first couple of weeks. Now, we can't find it anywhere and neither could the internet/cable repair guy.
  • FTC complaint accuses Facebook of collecting data on children with Messenger Kids

    10/03/2018 9:34:18 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 20 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/03/18 | HARPER NEIDIG
    A coalition of child and consumer advocacy groups on Wednesday accused Facebook of illegally collecting data on children with its new Messenger Kids app. In a complaint filed with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) and other organizations argued that the service’s disclosures about its privacy practices are overly vague, allowing Facebook to share children’s data with third parties. The groups allege that Messenger Kids is in violation of the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) because it doesn’t ensure that the adult giving a child permission to use the app is actually the...