25 January 2017: The Weekly Takedown
by Jillian C. York | Jan 25 2017
404: Russian media outlet RT was temporarily banned from posting videos, photos and links for 24 hours, seemingly due to their livestream of Obama’s final press conference.
NSFW: A secret loophole allows “pirates” to bypass YouTube’s content controls and share pornography on the service.
SPEECH!: Twitter and Facebook are being sued by families of terror victims, who accuse the social media giants of material support for terrorism.
LONG READ: The Gatestone Institute weighs in on “fake news” and the “censorship industry” that wants to rid the internet of it.
Mar 3 2016
In this week's roundup: Facebook erases culture in Indonesia, and meetings between the US Justice Department and social media companies make headlines.