Ryan and Emily unpack the Fifth Circuit’s ruling upholding a Texas challenge to big tech that could reshape the industry as a whole
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People are that stupid though. Are you living under a rock or did you just conveniently forget about Jan 6 and stop the steal?
Finally an episode without Krystal shrieking about corporations, while wearing a pirate shirt.
End shadow banning!
The postal system is a federal entity though. The first amendment categorically does not apply to private entities. Once again proving people are that stupid Emily
You guys hit it on the nail: America in the 21st century is porn and fighting and bots.
The only thing I want censored is the Pentagon's bot.
Conservatives aren’t the only ones, police watch groups and anything that’s questions power is censored
Go fifth circuit!!!
And screw u 9th circuit!
Interesting! Thank you for covering this.
What happens if platforms require government-issued ID and a verifiable physical address to qualify for an account – like in air travel? You would have no bots. People would think twice before picking fights. And porn would be in a place where it would not be in your face. In other words, is the problem censorship or is it anonymity? Take away anonymity and you take away 80% of the need for censorship.
They censored the Hunter Biden laptop and anyone who disagrees with the Covid narrative. These 2 act like it’s nuanced without addressing the obvious unwarranted censorship that has occurred.
Death threats are not legal speech so of course that's not allowed. Censorship is what the mentally weak do to support their criminal strength.
If nobody wants to be on the platform, then it will fail. Do you even understand how free people in free markets work?
cant believe people hire ryan, he is such a huge hypocrite.
Point of Order … the exception restrictions under the Texas Law afforded the Big Tech Platforms embrace the entirety of the exception restrictions codified under Rumble's Platform … what's Good for the Goose is Good for the Gander …
ryan grim job is pro censorship like all leftoids
The federal courts keep treating platforms like publishers so the courts are going to have to interpret 230 such that the two are different.
So if I talk shit now about Biden or Fauci on Twitter (or Trump or Tucker Carlson on Truth Social) I can sue them for $100,000 if I get locked out or shadow banned? Cool.
I can’t stand Ryan grim
These two are garbage. The “so called” conservative censorship.
How about the people that dislike Facebook and Twitter go to a different platform Truth Social is an option. It's like hating on CNN and MSNBC hoping that they change their programming instead create a rival network/platform that's what Fox did with Fox News and they dominate in the ratings
Post 2016 $en$orship was/is largely driven by TDS reactivity that continues metastasizing in our Nation. The "Right" hate the "Left" and vice versa in ever increasing numbers. The more $en$orship of both sides, the more reactive vitriol and Tribalism we see.
The good news is that we are currently living through #TheGreatAwakening .
The sooner We The People realize that we are in a Class War, not a Political War, the sooner we can rid our governments of #SystemicCorruption , on both sides of the aisle.
Peace and Love,
In general, a lot of conservatives don’t have a problem regulating this type of things even though it is government involvement in private companies in the same way they don’t think utilities can be turned off on people the company doesn’t like. And, the bill of right doesn’t cover it the same way it covers speech which should be more protected.
Alex Berenson's legal victory against Twitter and the court's affirmation of this Texas law, which ruling I'm sure will be appealed, are beginning to erode the arbitrary application of social media companies' terms of service, which is a good thing, Grim's botfarm argument notwithstanding.
MAGA communism baby
all this ruling really did was to actually enforce section 230, cause social media platforms have just been abusing it, they've been enjoying section 230's protection for platforms while they've been acting as publishers by censoring content and banning users
China's "50 cent army" is rejoicing.
YAY, but too little too late. A massive depression and starvation is on the horizon. We are being taken down economically and morally into communism and the NWO. Endtime Bible prophecy is proving itself to be true.
If said company edits to their desire beyond legal things..seems beyond section 230.
Ryan and Emily’s voices puts me to sleep and makes me loss interest too quickly.
Didn’t watch them on the hill and don’t want to watch them now. Not everyone is meant for the screen, where is Krystal and Sagar?
Why does everyone who disagrees with your side have to be racist?
Companies won’t do business in Texas
I think Ryan has the stronger case here. Algorithms do far, far more censorship than any number of bans ever could. As far as I am aware this little hissy-fit of a law in Texas does nothing to actually stop THAT aspect of the problems with Big Tech. To me that is the biggest problem that Big Tech uses to hide behind Section 230. They claim to be treating everyone fairly, while behind the scenes, actively working to quietly punish dissenting voices and promote those who uphold the status quo. Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube are all 100% guilty of this.
It took them 10 years to finally pass a law like that. If this law had been effect 2 years ago Trump would have won 2020 because the Hunter Biden forum would have not been censored.
A downstream implication of this: if it goes all the way to SCOTUS and it holds up, Paxton will become the next TX gov
Keep real news going, don't turn into the hill with robbie and msnbc, bullshit that they keep spewing, that is Twitter news…
Keep it going
I’m calling BS. Truth social suppresses a lot of controversial topics. Texas is just mad that the tech companies aren’t towing their line. It’s “free speech only when I’m talking” mentality.
Where are all these "white supremacists" they keep saying are everywhere? The left doesn't see looting, burning vehicles or buildings. They don't see left wing violence but they see "white supremacists" everywhere. So I'm just wondering where are they?