Googlegate: The Trouble of Electoral Ethics and Hyper-partisan Hypocrisy

What we have now borne witness to, is an admission that Google is directly meddling with the information queried by users of its services in order to suppress certain viewpoints, questions, ideas, and speakers, particularly in the interest of affecting election results.

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My Thoughts on H.R. 40: A Proposal in Response to a Reparation Requisition

We can recognize then that this historical issue and injustice has had a detrimental impact on the black community in America at large, and still work towards a modern solution that helps that community deal with modern problems that they face, and help them grow and benefit in a modern world.

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Free Speech as an Action, not a Right: A Rebuttal

The very concept of freedom is, frankly, built around allowing the maximal autonomy of people to co-exist and solve their own problems. That you think this freedom should be stifled without providing any reasonable framework beyond having an authority decide, shows that you either fundamentally misunderstand the point of it, or you have a dearth of trust for the rest of humanity, in which case why should they trust you for advice on what should be done about speech?

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A Black Pigeon in the Coalmine: Corporate Censorship Casualties Continue Climbing

The question I must ask is: How many people, like Pigeon, are being censored via algorithm right now, without anyone but the creators and the small communities that follow them, to care about it? This on a platform supposedly about empowering creators and supporting free expression?

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A Government Gone to Pot: Why Centralizing an Industry Leads to Failure

Those in charge woefully underestimated the size of their market, and also did not do their job of ensuring they had suppliers that would be able to meet the demand of their market lined up. This resulted in a catastrophic failure of a launch for the industry, which it is still reeling from and trying to recover from to this day.

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The Unending Race to the Bottom: How Criticism is Framed as Harassment

This is the beginning of YouTube’s long death. The more milquetoast and boring it becomes, the more interesting that its competitors will inevitably be as a response, and the more resilient other platforms will become in the meantime to corporate control.

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Voting Vexation: The Complications of European Confederation

With the recent results of the European Parliament elections now announced, I, as a citizen of the Netherlands, wanted to take a opportunity to look at the differences in how elections work for this election cycle, and give insight into the sheer variety of different methods employed by countries in the European Union.

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