Twitter’s outrageous meddling in British democracy – spiked

Britain’s chattering classes have been fretting over Silicon Valley’s alleged stranglehold over political life. Letting their imaginations run far ahead of the evidence… And yet now, amid all this hyperbole, we have a real and clear instance of Silicon Valley meddling in British politics and these people have suddenly gone very quiet. https://www.spiked-online.com/2019/04/30/twitters-outrageous-meddling-in-british-democracy/

Bad People Banned From Facebook

“Hurrah. Good riddance.” I’m sure many people will say. It’s necessary to say so in order to signal that you are one of the “good guys”, someone who only posts “love speech”. Such people are short sighted fools. You can’t defeat ideologies by cutting out the tongues who espouse them but by changing minds & […]

Calm down! Your freedom of speech is not under threat | Spectator USA

Godfrey Elfwick is quite simply the grand master of satire! I’m glad twitter banned him – we can’t have people laughing at our glorious, sanctimonious, supercilious, virtue-signalling overlords of the interweb willy-nilly. He needs to be made an example of. “Anyone who has almost every aspect of their online life taken away from them is […]

Why I’m Buying Bitcoin

“He who controls the presses controls the press“. We’ve seen the digital equivalent of this escalate pretty rapidly this year, with all the major digital “presses” limiting who has access to their services by “de-platforming” purveyors of “hate” (i.e. right-wing conservatives). And now the censorious, totalitarian tactic is being extended even further: “He who controls […]