Silcon Valley’s growing list of violation of its rules concerning the threat that is overtaking our nation, its laws directly connected to Marxist and Islamic tyranny grows by the hour. The fact that it does and that Silicon Valley until this days flips off then suspends the account of anyone who speaks out is a direct assault on the First Amendment liberties of every American and their rationale for doing so be damned.
They must be stopped.
Clarion Project by BY Shireen Qudosi
When tech companies take measures to crush the very dialogue they once needed to grow — reaching a point where they have amassed the widest censorship reach in human history — it’s time to sit down and have a serious conversation about Silicon Valley.
Professor Noam Chomsky, linguist and co-founder of cognitive science, has long claimed that America is a nation run by corporations. That assertion was well supported nearly a century ago by the rise of America’s elite class — its first millionaires who, soon after amassing their fortunes, turned to investing in elections to help shape favorable policies.
While corporations and their elites have long-shaped public policy by funding one candidate over another, the questions for our generation are:
- Are we now also directly overseen by corporations themselves, whose billionaire founders have created innovations that allow for policy to bypass government rule?
- Are the unelected leaders of billion-dollar tech industries in Silicon Valley now the very people that determine how societies are shaped?
- And if so, are we reaching a crisis point in human civilization where the widest censorship ability in human history is not at the hands of any fascist government, but those of a handful of tech overlords swayed not by the First Amendment, but by personal politics and profit?
Freedom of speech, a right granted to us by the First Amendment of the Constitution, is something guaranteed to us by our government. It is not guaranteed to us by private corporations.
Yet, we — as a society — have become reliant on social tools like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for our “free speech” needs. We have become reliant on Google to authenticate and rank the relevancy of that speech. But the fact remains there is no obligation for these companies to uphold the same standards of free speech that we are guaranteed by our government.
Silicon Valley has come to develop its own standard for “free” speech, one that is subjective and heavy-handed. It has become a reality in which views it dislikes are either censored or “shadow banned” (where a user’s post is blocked from appearing in other people’s news feeds)[…]
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