By John Vibes
The censorship-free alternative media platform Minds went down temporarily on Thursday, but came back online shortly after. When the site came back online, representatives of Minds say that the outage was a result of over 200,000+ new people signing up for the site one the same day. A large number of sign-ups were from Thailand, where increased internet censorship has forced users from mainstream platforms like Facebook and Twitter.
“Yesterday we saw 200,000+ new users. We are thrilled to provide privacy, internet freedom and digital rights for Thai netizens. This is exactly the reason Minds exists,” Minds CEO Bill Ottman said in a statement. →
Read more via Censorship-Free Social Network “Explodes” After Adding 200,000+ New Users In Just A Few Days — Activist Post
(Era of Light) By now, it should be crystal clear to anyone paying attention that individual autonomy and freedom is under attack by powerful forces with the capability to shape and mold society ➤➤
Read more & videos: “Edward Snowden: How Your Cell Phone Spies on You” (24:15) and interview “Joe Rogan Experience #1368 – Edward Snowden” (2:49:31) via — Era of Light
By Aaron Kesel The European Union is attempting to censor the Internet with several new initiatives called Article 11, 12a, and 13 while numerous other Articles are pending to be drafted that could affect your Internet freedom rights. These Articles will have legal implications that will break the Internet as we know it. Not only will…..Read more
via Anonymous, Pirates and Activists Challenge Articles 11, 12a, 13 With Stop ACTA 2 Protests January 19th Across Europe —
Over the weekend, members and owners of multiple alternative media outlets gathered in Houston, Texas to discuss the heavy hand of corporate and government censorship and how to stop it. The meeting was a success with the common theme of peaceful voices refusing to be silenced.
For those who remember, on October 11, 2018, Facebook and Twitter — without warning or justification — deleted the pages of Free Thought Project and Police the Police which had over 5 million followers. During this purge, they also removed hundreds of other pages who had massive followings like the Antimedia, Cop Block, and Filming Cops…….Read more
via Alternative Media Companies Unite in Inspiring Rally Against Corporate, Gov’t Censorship — The Free Thought Project
Published on Aug 16, 2018
Kyle Perisic for the Western Journal reports, Few platforms have challenged the virtual monopolies of Facebook, Google and Twitter, and they have crushed nearly all competitors.