RealClearPolitics: Group of Tech Execs Takes On Social Media Censorship

One of the most disconcerting attempts at censorship – at least to Matthys and his colleagues — came back in February when two members of Congress tried to pressure broadcasting and cable companies to cancel Fox News, Newsmax and other conservative outlets because they had carried President Trump’s claims of election fraud before the Jan. 6 storming of the Capitol by extreme Trump supporters.

Quinn, who has been active in various political groups including Democratic campaigns, has said he was motivated to push back when he started observing Facebook blocking friends for posting articles on how countries such as South Africa are using well-known medicines to help people with

COVID and Lyme disease.

“It seems these platforms may be following their own science rather than allowing users to post scientific information from abroad,” he said.

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