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Hungary ready to sanction Big Tech for 'systemic abuses’ of free speech

Hungary ready to sanction Big Tech for ‘systemic abuses’ of free speech

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Hungary Weighs Big Tech Sanctions Over ‘Systemic Abuses’ Of Free Speech

Hungary Weighs Big Tech Sanctions Over ‘Systemic Abuses’ Of Free Speech

Hungarian Justice Minister Judit Varga said Monday that Hungary is considering sanctions against big tech firms over alleged "systemic abuses" of free speech.

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WaveDancer
WaveDancer
January 22, 2021

It is hight time to crush globally on FB, Google, Twitter and consorts! Break their power, influence and bias!

Smoking Eagle
Smoking Eagle
Reply to  WaveDancer
January 22, 2021

And stop You Tube’s censorship as well.

Sally Snyder
Sally Snyder
January 22, 2021

While the suppression of free speech by Big Tech is unacceptable, there is another aspect to Big Tech’s business model that seems to have been forgotten as shown here:

https://viableopposition.blogspot.com/2021/01/instagram-harvesting-your-personal.html

What started out as a benign social networking service has morphed into something that is used to harvest our personal information with the goal of making the service’s major shareholders even wealthier than they already are.

FranBrown
FranBrown
Reply to  Sally Snyder
January 22, 2021

It’s truly terrifying to think they have all this information about any individual user of their sites. I suppose they even know what time you visit the bog every morning and how much s**t you pass! I be,I’ve from Feb 8th Facebooks other platform, WhatsApp, is going to do the same thing. 😡😡

I totally dumped my Facebook account earlier this month, you should see the pleading that went on as I did so, even to the point of telling me they would leave the door open for another 30 days, so I could change my mind! 🤣🤣🤣

Lilou
Lilou
Reply to  FranBrown
January 22, 2021

😍

Smoking Eagle
Smoking Eagle
Reply to  FranBrown
January 22, 2021

I had the same experience with Farce Book over 10 years ago. I had never once used it, but I got fed up with being bombarded by FB emails. It took a couple of minutes to subscribe but six weeks to unsubscribe, partly because they hid/buried the details on how to do so. I believe there were complaints made about that so it’s probably easier to unsubscribe now. Once I found out to do it from instructions posted by someone online, I also experienced a bunch of pleading and an option to leave the door open in case I changed… Read more »

Daniel Martin
Daniel Martin
January 22, 2021

Beautiful news indeed! I look forward to see more countries following Hungary’s example.

Last edited 4 months ago by Daniel Martin
Luka-The-K9
January 22, 2021
FranBrown
FranBrown
January 22, 2021

Oh dear, Messrs Gates, Zuckerberg and Dorsey. You really have gone and shot yourselves in the feet haven’t you, silly boys?

🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

Robbie
Robbie
January 23, 2021

that twatter baby is going down

Last edited 4 months ago by Robbie

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