Big Tech – The ministry of truth

Big data expert: Facebook, Twitter, Google have become Orwellian ‘Ministry of Truth’

Martin Burger, LifeSiteNews, Fri Oct 2, 2020

October 2, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Big data expert Kalev Leetaru accused social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter of being “Orwellian walled gardens” in which “ever-changing rules of ‘acceptable speech’ dictate what Americans are permitted to say and see.” 

For Leetaru, Big Tech in Silicon Valley has “become the de facto Ministry of Truth.” 

In an opinion piece for RealClearPolitics, the senior fellow at Auburn University’s Center for Cyber and Homeland Security explained that social media companies, “in the absence of governmental regulations requiring greater transparency about their operations, … are able to shield their growing power from public scrutiny.”

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