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Wikipedia Admins Censor Name of Alleged Ukraine ‘Whistleblower’

As reports circulated identifying Eric Ciaramella as the alleged “whistleblower” driving efforts to impeach President Donald Trump, Wikipedia editors attempted to mention him in articles on the site. However, Wikipedia admins used their advanced privileges to delete records of his name, block creation of pages on Ciaramella, and even banned his name completely. 

Turkish officials say Wikipedia failed to remove content deemed to be false from its pages that linked Turkey with terror groups

Maher: Facebook Shouldn’t Be Fact-Checking Political ads

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher defended Facebook refusing to fact-check political ads by stating he doesn’t want “political speech policed by the accuracy regulation departments” at social media companies. Maher said, “Zuckerberg has decided Facebook

Bill Maher on HBO, 6/7/2019

FBI: Two Twitter Employees Spied on Users for Saudi Arabia

Federal prosecutors have charged two former Twitter employees with spying on behalf of Saudi Arabia after an FBI investigation found that the workers accessed private user information and dug into the accounts of critics of the Saudi government.

The Associated Press

2020: Twitter Unveils Another Method to Keep Trump’s Twitter Hidden from Users

Twitter recently stated that it will restrict how users can engage with tweets from world leaders, including President Donald Trump, if the company decides their tweets break the site’s rules. Other users will not be able to reply, like, or retweet Trump and other world leader’s tweets restricted in this way. The company will algorithmically bury the tweet, making them harder to find.

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