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Hit them ever harder, Mr. President! The tyranny of Big Tech is the biggest threat to democracy in our lifetime

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Western society has relegated democracy to the dustbin of history. Sadly, we are now ruled by oligarchs within a narrow dual-justice oligarchy: one rule for thee (conservative voices) and another for me (liberal voices).

The oligarchs of Silicon Valley – Twitter, Facebook and Google – deploy a bunch of faceless moderators as proxies armed with their bias, animus, and liberally skewed algorithms that only allow you to see what they want you to see, and everything and everyone else is censored.

Does this sound scary? Well, you should be terrified. Welcome to the reality of today’s tech tyranny. Silicon Valley is now too powerful to regulate thanks to its partnership with Washington’s “pay-to-play politicians.”

The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, is 80 years old. Does anyone believe Ms. Pelosi understands how dangerous algorithms may be for a democratic society? Or even how the internet works?

What Pelosi understands, after 33 years deep in the bowels of Washington DC’s swamp, is how to raise vast sums of money from special interest groups. Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook was one of Nancy Pelosi’s top contributors in 2019-20. Pelosi serves as a perfect example of why Congress needs term limits.

Since 2017, I have been warning how social media censorship by Twitter, Facebook, Google, Amazon, YouTube, etc. presents the greatest danger to democracy in our lifetime. It is easy for moderators to decide what or who become ‘trends’ on social media platforms and who is shadowbanned or censored. Three years ago, I wrote:

Throughout the history of human civilisation, including periods of ecclesiastical rule, no entity has had as much power to influence and control the social and political ideals of billions of people with zero oversight or regulation as these tech giants… And how the big four tech giants teamed up and tried to influence the outcome of the 2016 Presidential elections.

I reiterate my long-held position that: “The time has come for US, UK........

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