The Online Censors

Facebook closed down 559 pages and 251 personal accounts on Thursday. Sputnik takes a look at the omnipotent website’s long track record of censorship. Facebook said on Thursday, October 11, it was closing pages which were “working to mislead others about who they are, and what they are doing.” But Jason Bassler, co-founder of one of the pages, The Free Thought Project, told Sputnik it was set up to counter “mainstream media’s bullsh*t narratives.” “We were verified by Facebook with a little check mark next to our name, so they know we are a legitimate organization/outlet,” Mr. Bassler told Sputnik. Fascistbook is censoring anarchists completely now, under the guise of being anti-spam. Hundreds of anarchist’s … Continue reading The Online Censors