Unpopular Opinion – Ep. 340 – “The Past, Present, and Future of Internet Censorship”

Adam welcomes Jenn Scott and Jamie French to discuss the long, sordid history of internet censorship in America and where it might go in the future.

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Reference Links

The War On Library Internet Porn and Section 230

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Communications_Decency_Act

https://www.aclu.org/other/online-censorship-states

https://www.ncsl.org/research/telecommunications-and-information-technology/state-internet-filtering-laws.aspx

https://www.eff.org/issues/cda230

SESTA/FOSTA

https://www.vox.com/culture/2018/4/13/17172762/fosta-sesta-backpage-230-internet-freedom

The Tumblr Porn Blockade and Instagram Shadow Bans

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/nov/08/instagram-shadow-bans-marginalised-communities-queer-plus-sized-bodies-sexually-suggestive

https://www.socialinsider.io/blog/instagram-banned-hashtags-2018/

https://huffpost.com/entry/instagram-shadow-banning-is-real_n_5e555175c5b63b9c9ce434b0

The Banning of Alex Jones

https://www.wired.com/2017/04/internet-censorship-is-advancing-under-trump/

https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2018/08/08/alex-jones-banned-lowry-219343

No Conspiracy Theories On YouTube

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/youtube-conspiracy-theories_n_5d320f69e4b004b6adafbb99

https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/youtube-supremacists-conspiracy-theory-accounts-delete-channels-users-a8945851.html

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/03/02/technology/youtube-conspiracy-theory.html

Are Conspiracy Theories Domestic Terrorism?

https://www.thedailybeast.com/fbi-warns-against-qanon-pizzagate-in-report-highlighting-dangers-of-fringe-conspiracy-theories

https://time.com/5541411/conspiracy-theories-domestic-terrorism/

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