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Facebook Censors Prominent Political Critics
Posted By Washingtons Blog On December 29, 2012 @ 8:30 am In Think Tank,Web/Tech | Comments Disabled
We’ve previously documented that the largest social media websites censor  government criticism.
For example, Facebook pays low-wage foreign workers to delete certain content based upon a censorship list . For instance, Facebook deletes accounts created by any Palestinian resistance groups.
Today, Facebook deactivated the Facebook accounts of some of the leading American political critics.
For example, former diplomat and U.C. Berkeley Professor Emeritus Peter Dale Scott told us that his Facebook account was suddenly deactivated today without any justification.
So did Richard Gage, founder of Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth .
And Michael Rivero, owner of the popular website What Really Happened .
Indeed, Facebook told  an Infowars reporter last year not to post anything political:
Be careful making about making political statements on facebook … facebook is about building relationships not a platform for your political viewpoint. Don’t antagonize your base. Be careful and congnizat (sic) of what you are preaching.
Reports are that the Facebook accounts of a number of other political critics were suspended or deactivated today as well, including:
We will update this post as we receive additional information.
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URLs in this post:
 largest social media websites censor: http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2012/12/biggest-social-news-sites-censor-alternative-media.html
 pays low-wage foreign workers to delete certain content based upon a censorship list: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/02/22/low-wage-facebook-contractor-leaks-secret-censorship-list/
 Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth: http://www.ae911truth.org
 What Really Happened: http://www.whatreallyhappened.com/
 most popular: http://www.alexa.com/search?q=http%3A%2F%2Finfowars.com%2F&r=site_screener&p=bigtop
 confirms: http://www.infowars.com/facebook-purges-pro-gun-accounts/
 told: http://www.prisonplanet.com/infowars-reporter-warned-not-to-use-facebook-for-political-viewpoints.html
 Natural News: http://www.naturalnews.com
 most popular: http://www.alexa.com/search?q=http%3A%2F%2Fnaturalnews.com%2F&r=site_siteinfo&p=bigtop
 3-time Emmy Award winning CNN reporter: http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2012/09/3-time-emmy-award-winning-cnn-journalist-mainstream-media-takes-money-from-foreign-dictators-to-run-flattering-propaganda.html
 9/11 hero: http://truthandshadows.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/rodriguez-bush.jpg?w=600
 Weare Change: http://www.wearechange.org
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