This is the slow creep, and it’s starting to speed up remarkably fast:
“Groups that do things that are dangerous.” What exactly does that mean? “Dangerous,” like hurting other people? Or “dangerous,” as in saying things that Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t like or considers bad for business? Two days later, we found out. Facebook released its latest enemies list.
Alex Jones, Milo Yiannpoulos, Paul Joseph Watson, Louis Farrakhan, and Laura Loomer were all designated “dangerous individuals” and banned from Facebook and from its subsidiary, Instagram. Alex Jones’s company, Infowars, was banned as well, and described as a “dangerous organization.” How dangerous is Infowars? So dangerous that you can be banned from Facebook just for sharing its content, unless you also denounce it. Think about that for a moment.
Mark Zuckerberg isn’t just censoring opinions. He is prescribing which political opinions you’re allowed to hold, which conversations Americans can have about their country. Keep in mind, nobody voted for Mark Zuckerberg. He’s 34 years old. He is completely cut off from reality. He is worth 72 billion dollars. He can single handedly make our first amendment irrelevant.
Journalist Tim Pool has also been sounding the alarm: