Social Media Bans ‘Highlight the Profound Censorship on Web 2.0’

Social Media Bans ‘Highlight the Profound Censorship on Web 2.0’

The crackdown on alleged hate speech is intensifying as social media platforms either expand their policies or step up enforcement of their terms of service.Reddit banned over 2,000 subreddits as part of a focus on what it deemed hate speech, including The_Donald as well as the subreddit for the leftist podcast Chapo Trap House. Twitch…

Social Media Bans ‘Highlight the Profound Censorship on Web 2.0’

Social Media Bans ‘Highlight the Profound Censorship on Web 2.0’

Jul 6, 2020 at 20:28 UTCUpdated Jul 6, 2020 at 20:29 UTCSocial Media Bans ‘Highlight the Profound Censorship on Web 2.0’The crackdown on alleged hate speech is intensifying as social media platforms either expand their policies or step up enforcement of their terms of service. Reddit banned over 2,000 subreddits as part of a focus…

Lisbon turning Airbnb-style rentals into homes for key workers, says mayor

Lisbon turning Airbnb-style rentals into homes for key workers, says mayor

Lisbon plans to turn Airbnb-style rentals into homes for key workers to bring “lifeblood” back to the city centre, the Portugeuse capital’s mayor has said. Fernando Medina estimated that more than …

Publisher moves up release of book by Trump niece

Publisher moves up release of book by Trump niece

Mary Trump, a clinical psychologist, argues in the book that Donald Trump was emotionally hobbled at a young age because his mother fell ill and his hard-charging, real-estate-developer father made n…

Robocall ban stands, Supreme Court rules

Robocall ban stands, Supreme Court rules

The Supreme Court rejected that argument, deciding that while the debt carveout was unconstitutional, the ban itself was not. The highest court in the nation severed the debt carveout but left the ba…

The end of the Cretaceous Period was bad for the dinosaurs, but good for flowering plants

The end of the Cretaceous Period was bad for the dinosaurs, but good for flowering plants

When you see at a plant, it’s likely that nine out of 10 times you will be looking at a flowering plant. Key points: Flowering plant families first emerged at least 140 million years ago

Coronavirus update: Five per cent of Spain’s population exposed to COVID-19

Coronavirus update: Five per cent of Spain’s population exposed to COVID-19

The final stage of a nationwide antibody study has shown 5.2 per cent of Spain’s population has been exposed to the new coronavirus. Meanwhile in Ireland crowded pubs have left the Government worrie…

Commons: Doreen Lawrence recalls being stopped by police

Commons: Doreen Lawrence recalls being stopped by police

Commons: Doreen Lawrence recalls being stopped by police

Zanardi still in ‘severe’ condition after third operation

Zanardi still in ‘severe’ condition after third operation

Zanardi was racing in his native Italy when the accident happened Alex Zanardi has had a third operation to treat severe head injuries sustained in a hand cycle accident last month. The 53-year-old…

Electoral College takes a hit: US Supreme Court rules states can PUNISH electors who ignore popular vote results

Electoral College takes a hit: US Supreme Court rules states can PUNISH electors who ignore popular vote results

Justice Elena Kagan wrote in the court’s Monday ruling that states have the right to instruct their electors that they “have no ground for reversing the vote of millions of its citizens.” That direct…