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  • NRB Internet Freedom Watch shines light on censorship

    by Erin Roach, posted Friday, December 08, 2017 (6 days ago)

    WASHINGTON (BP) -- National Religious Broadcasters is drawing attention to online censorship of Christian and conservative speech by tech companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google and Apple by launching a new initiative -- Internet Freedom Watch.

    NRB announced Thursday (Dec. 7) a new website -- InternetFreedomWatch.org -- for documenting cases of internet censorship, including Twitter's takedown of an ad by Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R.-Tenn., in October and Facebook removing former Gov. Mike Huckabee's post supporting Chick-fil-A in 2012. Read More

  • Twitter suspends, reinstates pro-life campaign ad

    by David Roach, posted Wednesday, October 11, 2017 (2 months ago)

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    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Twitter's day-long suspension of a campaign ad by U.S. Senate candidate Marsha Blackburn over its pro-life content has left social media users discussing the microblogging site's free speech policies.

    Among evangelicals, some claimed calculated censorship of Blackburn's anti-abortion views while others wondered whether the move was merely an unintended consequence of ill-defined Twitter policies. Read More