…g about the dangers of internet censorship so much lately because this is becoming a major problem. In a corporatist system of government, wherein government power and corporate power are not separated in any meaningful way, corporate censorship is state censorship. The plutocratic class which effectively owns the US government also owns all the mass media, allowin…
Caitlin Johnstone, I experienced a similar problem with Quora this past January, booted off the site even though I was (arguably) the most popular and respected voice of LGBTQ advocacy writing on the platform. I certainly had exposure, with over a million article views every month.
Quora, Inc couldn’t tolerate my views about homophobia and oppression of LGBTQ people, so they shut me down.
My crime? You be the judge. Here’s the article they branded hate speech. I’ve since moved it here to Medium.
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You are absolutely right to point out that Internet censorship by corporate entities is a danger we must be very vigilant about.