David Gilbert

Germany

Germany Has the World’s Strictest Hate Speech Rules. Even They Couldn’t Stop the Hanau Suspect’s YouTube Video.

And a controversial new law, which mandates tech companies report suspicious posts to the police, wouldn't have flagged it either.
David Gilbert
a day ago
coronavirus

China Just Kicked Out 3 Foreign Journalists For Negative Coronavirus Coverage

Beijing gave the Wall Street Journal reporters five days to leave the country after the paper published an opinion piece criticizing China's response to the outbreak.
David Gilbert
3 days ago
Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg Is Literally Begging Europe to Regulate Facebook: ‘It Will Be Better for Everyone’

But experts say he is once again abdicating responsibility for the worst content on the platform and lobbying to keep regulations toothless.
David Gilbert
4 days ago
coronavirus

The Coronavirus Outbreak Just Got Much, Much Worse

Chinese officials reported almost 15,000 new infections on a single day, bringing the total number to over 60,000 worldwide.
David Gilbert
2.13.20
coronavirus

Here’s How China Is Silencing Coronavirus Critics in the U.S.

As Chinese tech companies have gone global, so too has China’s ability to censor communications outside of the mainland.
David Gilbert
2.12.20
venezuela

Juan Guaidó’s World Tour Ended With an Angry Mob Attacking Him at the Airport Chanting ‘Facist’ and ‘Murderer’

One employee of the state-run airline even poured a can of soda over the opposition leader.
David Gilbert
2.12.20

China Arrested a Whistleblower Who Shot Viral Video of Coronavirus Corpses in Wuhan

Fang Bin refused to leave his home so police blocked the exits and firefighters broke down his door.
David Gilbert
2.10.20
Ireland

Ireland Just Bucked Europe's Right-Wing Trend by Electing Left-Wing Nationalists Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin, the republican party with deep ties to sectarian violence, has gone from fringe to mainstream.
David Gilbert
2.10.20
coronavirus

China Is Erasing Tributes to Coronavirus Whistleblower Doctor Li Wenliang

His death prompted an outpouring of grief and rage at Beijing's response to the virus, and the now the government is scrubbing it out.
David Gilbert
2.7.20
coronavirus

Chinese Authorities Say it Takes Just 15 Seconds for Coronavirus to Spread

Several cases of rapid infection have been reported as China scrambles to contain the epidemic.
David Gilbert
2.6.20
Hong Kong

Here's the One Thing Democrats and Republicans Can Actually Agree On

A rare moment of bipartisanship, that will probably tick off the president.
David Gilbert
2.5.20
coronavirus

China Is Now Admitting ‘Shortcomings’ in Its Response to Coronavirus

The admission came on the deadliest day of the virus so far, when 65 new deaths were confirmed.
David Gilbert
2.4.20
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