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The "Fake News" Censorship Industry, by Robbie Travers

Governments are taking it upon themselves to eradicate the scourge of “fake news.” What could go wrong? From Robbie Travers at gatestoneinstitute.org:

• Name a single person or organisation you trust to control your speech. 294 more words

Government

Missives from The Upside Down

The aide said that guys like me were “in what we call the reality-based community,” which he defined as people who “believe that solutions emerge from your judicious study of discernible reality.” … “That’s not the way the world really works anymore,” he continued.

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Trump

Researchers uncover dormant botnet of 350,000 phony Twitter accounts

A massive botnet secretly infiltrated the Twitterverse in 2013 but has lain mysteriously dormant since then, say researchers.

❝ The rise of the Twitter bot has plagued the online world in recent years.

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Crime

Hope, Volume 3

Good evening- here I comment upon the inauguration of Donald Trump and the following day’s events in D.C. and around the world in protest of that inauguration. 345 more words

Politics

Weird (Fake) Inauguration News and More

Contrary to rumor, Donald Trump’s inauguration drew massive worldwide supporters.

And now for news that’s real, but just really weird:

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Fake News

Misinformation wars

There’s so much misinformation and secondhand nonsense circulating that most of the “informed people” walking around are nothing more than a product of propaganda. When you find yourself repeating political ads word for word, you’re thoughts are not your own. 634 more words

Buhari is alive and well - FG tweets to debunk rumour (See Photo)

FG has reacted to a fake report spreading round the social media that Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has died in Germany.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, also took to his Twitter handle to deny the report. 177 more words

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