HUGE! GOP Rep Introduces Invoice to Take away Legal responsibility Protections from Tech Giants — Will Power Social Media to Pay for Political Discrimination
THIS IS LONG OVERDUE!
Rep. Louie Gohmert pushed laws on Thursday that can take away legal responsibility protections from the liberal tech giants. The invoice will power the tech giants to pay for his or her biased marketing campaign in opposition to their political opponents.
Rep. Louie Gohmert: “It’s time for social media firms to be accountable for any biased and unethical impropriety of their staff as every other media firm. If these firms need to proceed to behave like a biased medium and publish their very own agendas to the detriment of others, they must be held accountable.”
As The Gateway Pundit reported earlier…
It’s no secret that the Silicon Valley tech giants discriminate in opposition to conservatives and conservative content material.
Fb has been shutting down visitors to conservative web sites because the 2016 election.
The Gateway Pundit spoke earlier with two of the highest conservative publishers in America.
Floyd Brown is a conservative creator, speaker and media commentator. In 2008 Floyd launched Western Journal which rapidly grew to become one of many high conservative web sites in America. By 2016 Floyd’s group of Western Journal and different conservative web sites beneath his umbrella had greater than a billion web page views. Since 2016 Floyd’s group misplaced 75% of its Fb visitors.
Likewise, we spoke with Jared Vallorani from Klicked Media. Jared traveled to Washington DC with The Gateway Pundit and web site house owners at 100%FedUp in June to debate Fb focusing on in opposition to conservative publishers with Republican lawmakers. Jared informed The Gateway Pundit his group Klicked Media, which hosts over 60 conservative web sites, misplaced 400 million web page views from Fb within the final six months should you evaluate the visitors to a yr in the past. Jared mentioned, “We misplaced 70% to 80% of our visitors should you evaluate January to Might 2017 vs Jan to Might 2018.”
If you happen to mix the entire variety of page-views misplaced by simply these two conservative on-line publishers you’re looking at a lack of over 1.5 billion page-views from Fb in a single yr.
These are numbers from simply two of the highest conservative publishers in America. This doesn’t embody the hundreds of different conservative publishers throughout the nation who misplaced all of their visitors coming from Fb. Right here at The Gateway Pundit our Fb visitors has been successfully eradicated after we have been ranked because the 4th most influential conservative writer within the 2016 election.
Fb has additionally deleted distinguished conservatives utterly from their platform. Alex Jones, Infowars, Laura Loomer, Gavin McInnes, triple-amputee veteran Brian Kolfage and Roger Stone have misplaced their pages within the final yr.
The truth that Fb is focusing on conservative publishers shouldn’t be a shock to Gateway Pundit readers.
We have now been reporting on this for a number of months now. In July we launched a research the place we checked out a number of high conservative web sites and found that the publishers had misplaced a median of 93% of their Fb visitors.
On Thursday Congressman Gohmert pushed laws that targets the liberal bias on the tech giants.
Through Congressman Gohmert’s webpage:
Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) launched the next assertion on his proposed invoice, H.R.7363, that amends part 230 of the Communications Act of 1934:
“Social media firms like Fb, Twitter, and Google at the moment are among the many largest and strongest firms on the planet. An increasing number of individuals are turning to a social media platform for information than ever earlier than, arguably making these firms extra highly effective than conventional media shops. But, social media firms take pleasure in particular authorized protections beneath Part 230 of the Communications Act of 1934, protections not shared by different media. As an alternative of appearing just like the impartial platforms they declare to be so as get hold of their immunity, these firms have turned Part 230 right into a license to probably defraud and defame with impunity.”
“Representatives of social media firms have testified in Congressional hearings that they don’t discriminate in opposition to or filter out conservative voices on their platforms. However for all their reassurances, the disturbing pattern continues unabated. Workers from a few of these firms have communicated their disgust for conservatives and mentioned methods to make use of social media platforms and algorithms to silence and stop earnings to conservatives.”
“In a single listening to, one of many web social media executives indicated a need to be handled like Fox Information. Fox Information doesn’t have their immunity and this invoice will fulfill that unwitting request. Since there nonetheless seems to be no honest effort to cease this disconcerting habits, it’s time for social media firms to be accountable for any biased and unethical impropriety of their staff as every other media firm. If these firms need to proceed to behave like a biased medium and publish their very own agendas to the detriment of others, they must be held accountable.”
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