Taliban Will Be Allowed to Stay on Twitter, While Donald Trump Is Silenced

(TheDailyHorn.com) – Once again, controversy surrounds Twitter over its position regarding who can post on its platform and who cannot. It seems the big tech giant is taking sides, and it’s facing severe backlash over that practice. In 2010, the US State Department designated the Taliban as a terrorist organization. Yet, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid tweeted about the terrorist group’s activities while violently taking over the country in the wake of the US military’s withdrawal. …

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Canada to Fine People for Saying Anything They Deem “Hate Speech”

(TheDailyHorn.com) – Government regulations impose more and more on our right to free expression every day. In Colorada, a commission discriminated against a Christian baker who refused to bake a cake for a gay couple getting married. The US Supreme Court weighed in and said the Colorado commission violated the man’s freedom of religion. Unfortunately, not all countries enjoy the same constitutional protections. For example, Canadian politicians are proposing loosely defined “hate speech” legislation that …

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Facebook Drops Ban on COVID-19 Theory Posts

(TheDailyHorn.com) – In 2020, former President Donald Trump said he believed COVID-19 was likely leaked from the Wuhan Lab of Virology. However, he added that he couldn’t say more due to national security issues. Last fall, Twitter and Facebook censored Trump’s accounts and later banned him from their platforms. In February, Facebook banned any posts about the “lab leak” theory on its platform due to what it termed misinformation. Facebook ends ban on posts claiming …

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Censorship and Social Media

(TheDailyHorn.com) – When the Founding Fathers broke away from the overbearing European monarchies and sailed across the Atlantic, they took a bold new step into something the world had never seen. To that end, they wrote the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States, and, the first 10 amendments, otherwise known as the Bill of Rights. Among the ideals they enshrined was the free and open exchange of ideas and the notion that …

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