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Twitter faces a political disaster in India, where it’s taking heat from both the government and protesters over the suspension of accounts

Twitter suspended 500 accounts in India and said the Indian government issued takedown requests. The social media site temporarily complied but has since restored some of the accounts. This is happening as Narendra Modi’s government cracks down on farmer protests. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Twitter […]
Twitter faces a political disaster in India, where it’s taking heat from both the government and protesters over the suspension of accounts
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Trump said he wanted to shut down Twitter moments after signing an executive order emphasising his ‘commitment to free and open debate on the internet’

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he would shut down Twitter if his lawyers could find a way to do it. The president’s comments came as he signed an executive order seeking to crack down on Twitter and other social-media companies over allegations of censorship and bias against conservatives. After […]
Trump said he wanted to shut down Twitter moments after signing an executive order emphasising his ‘commitment to free and open debate on the internet’
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Facebook’s $130 million ‘Supreme Court’ will be able to overrule even Mark Zuckerberg. It just got its first director in Thomas Hughes, a longtime advocate for freedom of information and expression.

In late 2018, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced an ambitious plan: To create an independent oversight board that could overrule Facebook’s content moderation guidelines, and even Zuckerberg himself. The board is independent from Facebook, but Facebook is funding the board’s operations to the tune of $US130 million. If users believe […]
Facebook’s $130 million ‘Supreme Court’ will be able to overrule even Mark Zuckerberg. It just got its first director in Thomas Hughes, a longtime advocate for freedom of information and expression.
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The 11 Least Free Presses In The World

[credit provider=”AP”] The UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that everyone has the right “to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.”The 2013 Reporters Without Borders World Press Freedom Index ranks each country by how free journalists, news organisations and netizens were to report […]
The 11 Least Free Presses In The World
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Porn Star Sues Over New Condom Rule

[credit provider=”penthousemagazine/YouTube” url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CF_zTrh2elg”] It was passed about two months ago, but Los Angeles’ porn community is still fighting a new rule requiring actors to wear condoms when shooting explicit scenes.Vivid Entertainment, Califa Productions and porn actors known as Kayden Kross and Logan Pierce have sued L.A. County, District Attorney Jackie […]
Porn Star Sues Over New Condom Rule
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Appeals Court Upholds Your Right To Give Police The Finger

[credit provider=”USACops” url=”http://www.usacops.com/ny/p13452/index.html”] It’s not illegal to give police officers the finger as you drive by them, and they have no right to arrest you for it, according to a recent appeals court ruling.The case stems from the 2006 arrest of John Swartz, who says he was put in handcuffs […]
Appeals Court Upholds Your Right To Give Police The Finger