Democrats and Media Do Not Want to Weaken Facebook, Just Commandeer its Power to Censor

“Whistleblower” Frances Haugen is a vital media and political asset because she advances their quest for greater control over online political discourse. Glenn Greenwald – Substack

Apple, Google remove Navalny app as Russian elections begin.

17 September 2021. The Hill – The Associated Press reported that the move comes after Apple and Google representatives were invited Thursday to meet at the Federation Council, the upper house of Russia’s parliament, after which the council said that Apple had agreed to cooperate with repeated demands from authorities to remove the app over concernsContinue reading “Apple, Google remove Navalny app as Russian elections begin.”

Facebook Tried to Make Its Platform a Healthier Place. It Got Angrier Instead.

15 September 2021. Wall Street Journal – Internal memos show how a big 2018 change rewarded outrage and that CEO Mark Zuckerberg resisted proposed fixes

Ray Dalio says if bitcoin is really successful, regulators will ‘kill it’

September 15 2021. CNBC – “I think at the end of the day if it’s really successful, they will kill it and they will try to kill it. And I think they will kill it because they have ways of killing it,”

Nicki Minaj says she’s in ‘Twitter jail,’ will never use platform again

15 September 2021. Fox Business – Rapper Nicki Minaj told her Instagram followers on Wednesday that she has been placed in “Twitter jail” and will never use Twitter again, but Twitter says the company took no actions against her account.

Amazon’s Palm Reader Launches at First Non-Amazon Venue in Sneak Peek of Our Biometric-Based Future

14 September 2021. Gizmodo – Amazon One is already being used at Amazon’s brick-and-mortar stores, as well as several Whole Foods, which Amazon also owns, where people who sign up for Amazon One provide a scan of their palm-print. Once registered, those palm prints can then be used to purchase items.