POSTED ON 1220MEDIA.COM APRIL 23, 2021

SpaceX Rocketship Launches 4 Astronauts on NASA Mission to Space Station

"NASA and Elon Musk’s commercial rocket company SpaceX launched a new four-astronaut team on a flight to the International Space Station on Friday, the first crew ever propelled into orbit by a rocket booster recycled from a previous spaceflight."

The Epoch Times, by Reuters - April 23, 2021
https://www.theepochtimes.com/spacex-rocketship-launches-4-astronauts-on-nasa-mission-to-space-station_3788464.html

POSTED ON 1220MEDIA.COM APRIL 11, 2021

Nearly 700 Americans’ Data Exposed in Giant Chinese Surveillance Database

"Nearly 700 Americans were flagged in a secret Chinese security database during their visits to China’s Shanghai, according to a leaked database seen by The Epoch Times."

The Epoch Times, by Eva Fu - April 10, 2021
https://www.theepochtimes.com/mkt_morningbrief/nearly-700-americans-data-exposed-in-giant-chinese-surveillance-files-leaked-database_3770502.html

POSTED ON 1220MEDIA.COM APRIL 11, 2021

Supreme Court Justice Thomas Suggests Facebook, Twitter Could Be Regulated Like Utilities

"Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas appeared to signal that Big Tech firms could be regulated after Facebook and Twitter suspended President Donald Trump earlier this year."

The Epoch Times, by Jack Phillips - April 5, 2021
https://www.theepochtimes.com/mkt_morningbrief/supreme-court-justice-thomas-suggests-facebook-twitter-could-be-regulated-like-utilities_3763003.html

POSTED ON 1220MEDIA.COM APRIL 8, 2021

Facebook Data From More Than 500 Million Users Found Online

"Details from more than 500 million Facebook users have been found available on a website for hackers. While the information appears to be several years old, it’s another example of the vast amount of information collected by Facebook and other social media sites, and the limits to how secure that information is."

Epoch Times, by The Associated Press - April 4, 2021
https://www.theepochtimes.com/mkt_breakingnews/facebook-data-on-more-than-500-million-accounts-found-online_3761460.html

POSTED ON 1220MEDIA.COM MARCH 30, 2021

YouTube To Remove ‘Dislike’ Feature As Biden WH Content Continues To See Likes Massively Trail Dislikes.

"As President Biden’s White House YouTube channel continues to see videos’ 'dislikes' massively trump 'likes,' the video platform announced it is testing a new design that obscures a public dislike count."

The National Pulse, by Natalie Winters - March 30, 2021
https://thenationalpulse.com/breaking/youtube-to-remove-dislike-count/

POSTED ON 1220MEDIA.COM MARCH 28, 2021

Trump’s Social Media Platform to Launch in 3-4 Months: Former Adviser

"Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) recently said he was 'uncomfortable' with Twitter removing Trump and cautioned that people with a different view from Trump’s could be banned as well. 'Bernie Sanders, and I don’t agree with him very often, but he’s absolutely right. When you can cancel the president of the United States, the leader of the free world, from issuing First-Amendment rights and opinions then you can cancel anybody,' Lewandowski said. 'Big Tech is out of control. They’re out of line.'"

The Epoch Times, by Ivan Pentchoukov - March 28, 2021
https://www.theepochtimes.com/mkt_breakingnews/trumps-social-media-platform-to-launch-in-3-4-months-former-adviser-says_3752460.html

POSTED ON 1220MEDIA.COM MARCH 21, 2021

Corporate Donors Dominate Push to Give Amnesty to 4.4M Illegal Aliens

"Multinational corporate executives, who often serve as the biggest donors for the nation’s political class, are the driving forces behind an amnesty plan passed by House Democrats and nine House Republicans."

Breitbart, by John Binder - March 21, 2021
https://www.breitbart.com/immigration/2021/03/21/corporate-donors-dominate-push-give-amnesty-4-4m-illegal-aliens/

POSTED ON 1220MEDIA.COM MARCH 13, 2021

Twitter Using Section 230 To Avoid Child Sex Trafficking Lawsuit.

“Twitter is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a child sex trafficking victim and relying on Section 230 to do so.”

The National Pulse, by Natalie Winters - March 13, 2021
https://thenationalpulse.com/breaking/twitter-230-lawsuit-child-sex-trafficking/

PUBLISHED ON 1220MEDIA.COM FEBRUARY 19, 2021

Poland Takes Massive Action Against Big Tech, Will Fine Them $13 Million a Censored Post

"Under the new legislation, any platform that bans a user would face fines of $13.5 million unless the content is also illegal under Polish law. An arbitration committee would be set up to oversee disputes."

TrendingPolitics, by Collin Rugg - February 18, 2021
https://trendingpolitics.com/breaking-poland-takes-massive-action-against-big-tech-will-fine-them-13-million-a-censored-post/

PUBLISHED ON 1220MEDIA.COM FEBRUARY 18, 2021

Here’s how Nvidia plans to stop crypto miners from buying gaming GPUs

"Given that gamers have been unsuccessfully competing against cryptocurrency miners for GPUs amid a shortage of graphics cards, Nvidia is making some changes that will make the entry-level GeForce RTX 3060 less attractive to miners."

digitaltrends, by Chuong Nguyen - February 18, 2021
https://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/nvidia-cmp-crypto-miner-rtx-3060-half-hash/

PUBLISHED ON 1220MEDIA.COM FEBRUARY 14, 2021

States taking lead to counter Big Tech assault on conservative speech

"'So far,' he explains, 'the legislation in question often involves states creating a 'civil or private cause of action' for citizens to seek potentially large financial damages against platforms which censor, ban or deplatform them.'"

Just the News, by Christian Toto - February 13, 2021
https://justthenews.com/nation/free-speech/states-taking-lead-counter-big-tech-assault-conservative-speech