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House majority leader calls for Twitter CEO to be grilled over ‘shadow banning’ of Republicans

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has requested a public hearing that would see Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifying on Twitter’s “filtering and censorship practices” that have “disproportionally” affected conservatives. In a letter to Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden, McCarthy expressed his concerns over “revelations that some media companies are filtering the information that their users can see.” In ...

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Twitter says it does not shadow ban, despite complaints by Republicans

After President Donald Trump accused Twitter of “shadow banning” prominent Republicans, the company denied that it uses the practice, in which someone’s posts are made invisible or undiscoverable without them knowing. In a blog post titled “Setting the record straight on shadow banning,” Vijaya Gadde and Kayvon Beykpour, Twitter’s legal and product leads, respectively, were blunt: “We do not shadow ...

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Twitter ‘shadow banning’ is Trump’s latest social media cause

The president’s latest Twitter target is Twitter itself. This morning, Trump took to the platform to call out the alleged “shadow banning” of Republican users. It’s the latest in long standing conservative and right-wing complaints regarding perceived unfair treatment at the hands of social media platforms. This latest round stems, in part, from a recent Vice story highlighting Twitter’s removal ...

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Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor – Video Games Guide – PS Vita, PS3, Xbox , Wii

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Title: Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor Publisher: WB Games Platform: Xbox 360 Genre: Action Adventure Release Date: 11/19/2014 Overview: NOTE: This is a two disc game, but it only counts as one disc against your rental plan. Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor is an action role-playing game set in an open-world version of Tolkien’s Middle-earth. You play as Talion, a ranger who ...

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Morgan Freeman gets #MeToo moment, but some see Russian shadow

He voiced God in blockbusters, won an Oscar for best supporting actor, and became the public face of a campaign to demonize Russia. Now, Hollywood legend Morgan Freeman has been accused of inappropriate behavior towards women. Four women who have worked on movie sets with Freeman over the past decade have accused the actor of “repeatedly behaving in ways that ...

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Trump slams John Kerry for ‘shadow diplomacy’ with Iran

Donald Trump has taken aim at former Secretary of State John Kerry and his behind-the-scenes efforts to preserve the Iran nuclear deal, alleging that Kerry’s actions are damaging to US interests and possibly illegal. Kerry reportedly met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif two weeks ago in an attempt to salvage the landmark nuclear accord. The former secretary of state ...

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Frenemies at the table: Kim & Moon to foster goodwill at historic meeting – but Trump’s shadow looms

After a decade-long pause, the two Koreas are holding a top-level summit this week. Seoul may score some domestic political points, but it’s in no real position to negotiate essential changes with Pyongyang. This Friday, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet face to face, marking the first such summit in over a decade. ...

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Zuckerberg denies knowledge of Facebook shadow profiles

The fact that Facebook probably has a profile of you whether you’re a Facebook user or not might come as a surprise to some users, though today even the company’s chief executive denied knowledge of the practice — or at least the term used to describe it. In this morning’s hearing with the House Energy and Commerce Committee, New Mexico ...

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MH17 shadow: Accusations against Moscow repeated, but hard evidence still missing

Once again, Russia has been accused of downing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 – this time by the former Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott. The fresh claim has a local political point, but no solid evidence. “For too long, the Russians have been getting away with murder,” Abbott told 2GB radio on Wednesday, calling the crash “an atrocity.” His rant came ...

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Twitter ‘shadow bans’ undesirable voices, censors free speech – Project Veritas exec to RT

Undercover footage of Twitter staff appearing to admit to silencing conservatives shows the social media platform is not the open public forum it presents itself to be, Project Veritas executive director Russell Verney tells RT. “We’re giving away an awful lot to these companies, but when they come out and publicly say they want to be the public forum for ...

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