just a little bit of history repeating.
From the article: The government made an anti-fascism film in 1943 – and it’s horrifyingly relevant in 2017
Not hosting hategroups is one thing. Holding a domain name hostage is another. This article from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is about the slippery slope we are on when companies can decide who can and can’t be on the internet.
Oof, these times. All the issues, all at once. #everythingisconnected
From the article: In the wake of Charlottesville, both GoDaddy and Google have refused to manage the domain registration for the Daily Stormer, a neo-Nazi website that, in the words of the Southern Poverty Law Center, is “dedicated to spreading anti-Semitism, neo-Nazism, and white nationalism.” Subsequently…
From the article: The old playbook stopped working…until Milo Yiannopoulos came along and a new generation picked it up again.
this crazy alignment reminds me of an old The Atlantic story i read the other day:
if the pro-trump peeps wear juggalo makeup, they will probably not be able to be digitally doxxed.
From the article: Both marches are set to occur on the same day in the same location this September.
Trump has disbanded his business advisory councils.
From the article: Only a day after Donald Trump labeled the growing number of CEOs quitting his business council “grandstanders” who, in some cases, were hurting ordinary Americans, the president tweeted that he would abolish the advisory groups rather than put pressure on executives to stay.
From the article: If Amazon’s CEO wants make an impact, he should look to places where books aren’t sold—but lent.
Website platforms are the front lines of the free speech battle right now. I’m proud of Dreamhost, GoDaddy, and Automattic for putting morals above money. #noquarter
From the article: Vanguard America has been purged by WordPress.com
Follow the deregulation.
From the article: Trump is devastating racial minorities while distracting his base from a plutocratic agenda.
“White people especially need to name racism in this hour, because somewhere in that crowd of sweaty, dead-eyed, raw throated white men—are our brothers and cousins and husbands and fathers and children; those we go to church with and see at Little League and in our neighborhoods. They need to be made accountable by those they deem their “own kind.” They need to know that this is not who we are, that we don’t bless or support or respect this. They need white faces speaking directly into their white faces, loudly on behalf of love.”
From the article: Stuff That Needs To Be Said
Hm. I’m thinking we should probably listen to this guy. Seems to know his stuff.
From the article: © Getty Images Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Friday said that people should be more concerned with Artificial Intelligence (AI) than the risk posed by escalating tensions with North Korea.”If you’re not concerned about AI safety, you should be. Vastly more risk than North Korea,” Musk tweeted on Friday. I…