Censorship

Can we trust Apple when it checks our images on iCloud?

Prevention of child abuse and violence compels Apple to take controversial measures. After Apple updated its privacy policy at the end of 2019 and announced that it could check images for child abuse, the following statement of Jane Horwath is not surprising: “As part of this commitment, Apple uses image-matching technology to help find and report child exploitation. Much like spam filters in email, our systems use electronic signatures to find suspected child exploitation. Accounts with child exploitation content violate our terms and conditions of service, and any accounts we find with this material will be disabled.” Yes, by choosing

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Banned for not featuring women. Political correctness gone wild

Political correctness has truly gone too far in the UK. Despite the core audience being 87.5% male, a PC Specialist ad has been banned for perpetuating “harmful gender stereotypes”. The commercial isn’t diverse enough featuring a white man, a black man and an Asian man. The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority (UK’s regulator of advertising) banned ad after just eight “deeply offended” people complained. Just recently, a Volkswagen commercial ad was also banned in the UK for violating “gender stereotypes” because it showed a woman caring for a baby. The UK’s Advertising Standards Authority also banned a commercial with a sexy

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Twitter bans users criticizing mainstream liberal media

We have temporarily limited some of your account features… Be careful in your value judgments when you describe any mainstream liberal media or its actions, in our case The Washington Post. Here you are an example of a message due to which you might be banned on Twitter: Dear @washingtonpost – You are the enemy of the people! You are seditious & treasonous to America & #WeThePeople DENOUNCE YOU. Please die in the darkness cuz the republic lives in the hearts/minds of all Americans. U will never win. U will never silence us. In case you are already blocked, do

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