USER NOT FOUND: An explicitly anti-terror advocacy group for Chechen independence, with over 600 members, was deleted for what Facebook deemed to be terrorist and criminal activity.

CENSORED: Damon Young, the editor-in-chief of popular blog Very Smart Brothas, was temporarily suspended from Facebook for counterspeech that included the N-word.

PRIDE: YouTube has updated its policies on restricted content and says that LGBTQ+ censorship won’t happen again.

LONG READ: Cambridge student newspaper Varsity takes a deep dive into The Facebook Files published by the Guardian last month.


  • Daphne Keller, of Stanford Law School, argued in a New York Times opinion piece last week against privatized enforcement.

  • An Australian Muslim sheikh says that his post paying tribute to a victim of terror was censored.

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