Mandated Moderation

Mandated Moderation

I recently listened to a snippet of a Ben Shapiro interview with Amy Peikoff, Parler’s chief policy officer, wherein the de-platforming of the site by Amazon was discussed. This, on the heels of listening to a legal-issues analysis that affirmed my belief that...
Conservatives Against Liberty

Conservatives Against Liberty

Twitter’s editorial bias in policing the content that flows through its service has been ruffling the Right’s feathers for quite a while. The market responded, and Parler emerged as an alternative, with a promise of more freedom and less censorship. Google...
Remembering AOL

Remembering AOL

A bit over 20 years ago, social media was dominated by one company: America Online (AOL). It was a monster, and if you weren’t on AOL, you weren’t one of the cool kids. AOL’s market cap in December, 1999 was $222B (about $350B today). A month later,...