Taibbi: Beware the Slippery Slope of Facebook Censorship

Mat is on point once again. I cancelled my accounts with Facebook, Twitter, and anything Google. Word Press suits me fine,

Rigged Game

The social network is too big and broken to properly function, and these “fixes” will only create more problems.

By Matt Taibi and cross posted from Rolling Stone

You may have seen a story this week detailing how Facebook shut down a series of accounts. As noted by Politico, Facebook claimed these accounts “sought to inflame social and political tensions in the United States, and said their activity was similar — and in some cases connected — to that of Russian accounts during the 2016 election.”

Similar? What does “similar” mean?

The death-pit for civil liberties is usually found in a combination of fringe/unpopular people or ideas and a national security emergency.

This is where we are with this unsettling new confab of Facebook, Congress and the Trump administration.

Read this jarring quote from Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) about the shutting down of the “inauthentic” accounts:

“Today’s disclosure is further…

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