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Coronavirus

People are choosing to buy wearable digital vaccine passports

A new wearable product has hit the market, meant to allow people to display their coronavirus vaccination status to everyone around them – a wearable device called ImmunaBand. It’s just arrived in California, having...

Amherst students suspended over maskless social media post – even though they were off-campus

Three students at University of Massachusetts Amherst (UMass Amherst) have been suspended after administrators discovered a photo on social media of them partying without masks – even though it was off-campus. The trio was...

Indian engineers documented how to make life-saving oxygen. YouTube deleted the videos.

India is facing a devastating wave of COVID-19, with millions of new cases over the past two weeks. The spike in cases has overwhelmed hospitals, causing a severe shortage of oxygen. In response to...

Facebook suspended anti-lockdown London mayoral candidate David Kurten on election day

Facebook suspended London’s mayoral candidate David Kurten on the day of election, for allegedly violating community standards. Kurten and his Heritage Party have been strong opponents of lockdown measures, and have challenged the idea...

Biden supports suppressing online “misinformation” press secretary says

President Joe Biden supports efforts to crack down on “misinformation” on Big Tech platforms, the White House said. “The president’s view is that the major platforms have a responsibility related to the health and...

UK’s vaccine booking service caught leaking people’s vaccination status

NHS Digital, used for COVID-19 vaccination booking in the UK, after discovering a massive failure caused by the leaking of sensitive medical data from the site, is now reshaping the process by which it...

Google-sponsored report recommends subverting online “conspiracy” groups from within

Google-owned YouTube already purges large amounts of content for containing what it deems to be “harmful conspiracy theories” and boosts what it says are “authoritative” mainstream media outlets to push what it deems to...

Facebook bans pro-life outlet LifeSiteNews

Facebook has permanently removed LifeSiteNews’ page, for what the social media company deemed COVID misinformation. The pro-life, faith-based, and conservative news organization was also recently permanently removed from YouTube for its coverage of the...

Prince Harry: online “misinformation” is a “global threat to humanity”

During an appearance at “VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World,” a celebrity vaccine awareness event, Prince Harry claimed that online “misinformation” is a “global humanitarian crisis.” “I understand why people are confused...

Digital vaccine passport bands have arrived

A Wharton school grad and his father, a doctor, developed the “Immunaband” – a wearable smart device, which is much akin to a smartwatch in appearance and is being used to show the status...

YouTube deletes German activist Naomi Seibt, nicknamed “anti-Greta”

YouTube deleted the channel of Naomi Seibt, a young German activist, referred to as “anti-Greta” for challenging extreme climate change activism. (Greta Thunberg is a young Swedish climate change activist who advocates for measures...

YouTube temporarily suspended video featuring former UK pathologist’s criticism of lockdowns

YouTube has reinstated a featured video from Unlocked, a British independent media outlet, after the channel’s appeal and soon after it was contacted by Reclaim The Net over the video’s removal. The video features...

Instagram censors Dr. Christiane Northrup after complaint from senators

Retired gynecologist and author of bestselling health and wellness books Dr. Christiane Northrup has been censored from Instagram. Dr. Northrup, from Yarmouth, Maine, was identified in a recent report by the Center for Confronting...

Facebook bans alternative accounts of Australian lawmaker Craig Kelly, creating a complete ban

Facebook has permanently banned the back-up account of Australian MP Craig Kelly. His main account was permanently suspended earlier in the week for repeatedly violating the platform’s policy on COVID-19 “misinformation” by contradicting the...

Facebook says it was a “mistake” to censor criticism of India’s government

Facebook says it “mistakenly” blocked posts critical of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi, over his government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. However, the social media giant did not explain why the posts were blocked...

YouTube CEO compares boosting of “authoritative” sources to scientific process

During an appearance at a panel titled “The Future of Technology and Democracy” which was hosted by self-described “non-partisan do-tank” The McCain Institute, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki suggested that the way YouTube selects and...

Activists, media, and Twitter mob pressure Spotify to deplatform Joe Rogan over vaccine comments

Joe Rogan, one of the world’s most popular podcasters, is being targeted again, this time for sharing his opinion on whether young people should get the COVID-19 vaccine. The attempts to cancel Rogan began...

German judge ruled against mandatory masks for kids. His phone was seized. His home was raided.

A German district judge has had his electronic devices confiscated and his residence, car, and private premises were raided by police after he wrote a decision asking two schools in the Weimar district to...

Google’s “private” coronavirus tracking app wasn’t so private after all

Back in April 2020, Big Tech firms Apple and Google released their frameworks for contact tracing in an effort to help governments track the coronavirus. When the frameworks were released, both the firms vehemently...

WhatsApp hands out cash to oppose vaccine skepticism

The Vaccine Grant Program, a partnership between WhatsApp and the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN), has awarded $500,000 in grant funding to seven fact-checking organizations across the globe to support their efforts in fighting “COVID-19...