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“Platform Or Publisher?”

Platform Or Publisher? How Big Tech Can Be Brought To Its Knees

Either way — platform or publisher — Big Tech loses, as long as the government forces it to one side or the other. If platform, then the FAAGs have to tolerate thought criminals using their services, just as if they were a common carrier, like a telephone utility. If publisher, then Big Tech can be sued to kingdom come and charged with innumerable violations of federal law.
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Thursday roundup

Headlines that don't merit their own entry

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Thursday roundup

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Thursday roundup

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Tuesday roundup

Headlines that don't merit their own entry

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Censorship & corporate virtue signalling

But they are hypocrites when they declare that they support free speech while applying selective censorship.

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NeoNote — Online monopolies

Facebook, Twitter, Google, Apple, all got big by offering something the competition did not have. No one was forced.

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Thursday roundup

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Competition Redux

Computer security expert switches his company from Windows to Macintosh

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Clearing out the stack

Older headlines that don't merit their own entry

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Apple patented blocking smartphone cameras

Sometimes the oddest things can have the strangest consequences.

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DOJ delays Apple case

The FBI was fighting a PR war

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John Oliver speaks on encryption

Too good to skip

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The FBI demands you sacrifice privacy

He didn't talk about rights

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The FBI wants your iPhone

The FBI and the DoJ don't believe the U.S. Constitution applies

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Apple stands for rights

The FBI won’t stop at one iPhone.

The FedGovs won’t stop at ten thousand smart phones.

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Adequate

Mind you I still wasn’t getting the service I paid for, but it was so much better than what I’ve had for the last few months. I almost caught myself sending them a thank-you.

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Watching the headlines #2

“CNN ATTACKS Duke basketball coach for NOT speaking out against new Indiana Religious Freedom law”

“Everybody's Lost Their Goddamn Mind Over Religious Freedom”

“The overblown hypocrisy of Tim Cook's business boycott of Indiana”

“Sounds like Apple’s CEO needs to disable the ‘hypocrite’ app on his iPhone”

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Apple sneaks up on the competition

It’s not about Apple, it’s about the free market.

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Liberty, the internet, and the free market

The last, best hope for freedom

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Competition

Competition breeds progress and encourages honesty

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