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Parler accused by Amazon of hiding ownership

After Amazon kicked the conservative social media site Parler off its cloud-computing services, Parler accused the company of bias against conservatives and sued. Now,...

Study says Facebook skews job ads by gender

According to a new study from the University of Southern California, Facebook is more likely to show certain types of jobs to women and...

Lawmakers disgusted by YouTube Kids

The U.S. House Oversight and Reform subcommittee on economic and consumer policy is looking into Google's operation of YouTube Kids, which representatives claim pays...

Electric vehicle charger subsidies are bad energy policy

Both the so-called CLEAN Future Act and the Biden-Harris Administration’s $2 trillion infrastructure package, if enacted, will impose upon America substantially more expensive and...

500m+ Facebook users’ personal data found online

Facebook found itself under scrutiny as personal data from over 500 million users was discovered on a website for hackers. The information includes phone...

Russia fines Twitter over not removing calls to protest

The Russian government has had an uneasy relationship with social media companies going back to 2012, when a law was enacted allowing the government...

SCOTUS says Facebook texts aren’t robocalls

The U.S. Supreme Court examined the application of a 1991 consumer law prohibiting abusive telemarketing to unwanted text messages from Facebook. The court determined...

Oman blocks free speech app Clubhouse

Oman has cut off access to a popular app used for discussing sensitive topics, Clubhouse. The government has cracked down before on free speech...

Big tech CEOs flustered during new Congressional grilling

Both Democratic and Republican lawmakers went after the bi tech CEOs of Facebook, Google and Twitter today during a hearing. They blasted them over...

Vulcan Centaur and Falcon Heavy Can’t Do Half of What NASA’s Space Launch System Can

The world benefited because a pro-liberty, pro-human rights nation won the Cold War and became the world’s sole superpower.  Had that superpower been totalitarian,...

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