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10.9.19

An NBA Fan Was Ejected from a Game in Philly for Yelling 'Free Hong Kong'

The Sixers fan echoed the NBA exec's tweet that sparked an international incident with China

9.5.19

How 8chan Was Born — and Became the Worst Place on the Internet

“Real life stopped mattering to me,” says founder Fredrick Brennan.

8.30.19

AOC Just Pissed Off a Bunch of First Amendment Scholars

The New York Democrat is having none of it.

8.27.19

YouTube Just Banned the Racist Blog that Popped Up in DOJ Emails

A fringe anti-immigrant site has been linked in some recent DOJ email blasts.

8.26.19

A Site Faking Jordan Peterson's Voice Shuts Down After Peterson Decries Deepfakes

The maker of NotJordanPeterson.com, a Jordan Peterson Voice simulator that used AI to match his voice to any text inputs, took the website down, after the real Peterson freaked out.

8.21.19

The Nazi Dog Guy and Other 'Free Speech' Activists Tried to Throw a $150 Event, But New Jersey Wasn't Having It

A theater in New Jersey just canceled an upcoming conference featuring right-wing provocateurs.

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5.7.19

Pamela Anderson Redeclares Her Love for Julian Assange After Visiting Him in Prison

“I love him,” she told reporters. “I can’t imagine what he’s been going through.”

4.26.19

Founder of Voat, the ‘Censorship-Free’ Reddit, Begs Users to Stop Making Death Threats

Voat founder Justin Chastain said that a “US agency” had contacted the platform, allegedly over threats on the website.

4.9.19

#YachtCocaineProstitutes is trending all because of Devin Nunes

Nunes is suing the McClatchy Company, which owns 29 newspapers, for its reporting on an allegedly drug- and sex-filled party on a boat owned by a Napa Valley-based winery.

2.27.19

Users of far-right social network Gab can now comment on the entire internet

Founder Andrew Torba said the new service was necessary because of “rampant corporate censorship of ordinary internet users.”

12.11.18

Vermont man takes revenge on town board with a 700-pound statue of a middle finger

“We wanted to show our appreciation,” he explained.

11.2.18

Twitter Is Sorry 'Kill All Jews' Was a Trending Topic

The hateful phrase was trending in New York after a synagogue was vandalized with graffiti ahead of an event featuring Broad City actress Ilana Glazer.

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