The hidden dangers of Chinese-style Big Tech censorship

The hidden dangers of Chinese-style Big Tech censorship

A new report from the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations is warning of a “new big brother“ emerging as the CCP expands its reach. Op-ed.Dr. Joe Tuzara, 8/23/2020, 10:00 PM
Iran shuts down newspaper over report on COVID-19 toll

Iran shuts down newspaper over report on COVID-19 toll

Iran shuts down newspaper which reported the country's tolls from coronavirus could be 20 times higher than official figures.Elad Benari, 8/11/2020, 4:14 AM
Dr Simone Gold's website back up

Dr Simone Gold's website back up

America's Frontline Doctors website of Dr. Simone Gold reinstated after video from organization's summit censored in most social media.Mordechai Sones, 8/6/2020, 2:25 PM
Facebook bans users for criticizing Lebanese leadership

Facebook bans users for criticizing Lebanese leadership

Facebook bans users for criticizing Lebanese government over Beirut explosion, and for publicizing the ban.Mordechai Sones, 8/6/2020, 9:38 AM
Strategic Affairs Ministry pushes back at Twitter

Strategic Affairs Ministry pushes back at Twitter

Ministry letter accuses social media mammoth of 'double standard'; demands 'transparency' on complaints they receive and take action on.Mordechai Sones, 8/3/2020, 6:32 PM
YouTube summarily deletes Del Bigtree's HighWire account

YouTube summarily deletes Del Bigtree's HighWire account

Informed Consent Action Network continues broadcasts on alternative media venues.Mordechai Sones, 7/30/2020, 11:55 AM
Suspended FB user reinstated after Arutz Sheva exposure

Suspended FB user reinstated after Arutz Sheva exposure

Suspended Facebook user blocked for 30 days fully reinstated after query submitted to senior FB exec that included coverage by Arutz Sheva.Mordechai Sones, 7/15/2020, 12:01 PM
Facebook confirms 'hate speech' suspension for quoting Farrakhan

Facebook confirms 'hate speech' suspension for quoting Farrakhan

Social media mammoth rejects appeal by user suspended for quoting Nation of Islam head almost verbatim.Mordechai Sones, 7/9/2020, 9:14 PM
Soviet America

Soviet America

In Soviet America, there is only one opinion. Mob Culture permits no deviation. Am I allowed to say this? Is it cool? Is it safe?  Op-ed.Jack Engelhard, 6/14/2020, 11:59 AM
Frankly, my dear, we should give a damn

Frankly, my dear, we should give a damn

Suppose you are caught watching or reading “Gone with the Wind" now that it is panned. Do they burn the book? Is this Russia? Opinion.Jack Engelhard, 6/11/2020, 8:42 AM
Religious artist opposed nudity and was ousted from group

Religious artist opposed nudity and was ousted from group

FB group for Israeli painters member writes post asking to avoid sharing nude paintings in group. Next day he finds himself ousted.Yonatan Gottleib, 6/2/2020, 9:21 PM
Trump threatens to 'shut down' social media sites

Trump threatens to 'shut down' social media sites

US President says conservative voices are silenced on social media after Twitter fact-checks several of his posts.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/27/2020, 3:49 PM
Turkey lifts ban on Wikipedia

Turkey lifts ban on Wikipedia

Turkish court lifts ban on Wikipedia that was first imposed in April of 2017.Elad Benari, 1/16/2020, 6:39 AM
Twitter introduces new feature critics call 'the death of conversation'

Twitter introduces new feature critics call 'the death of conversation'

Dave Cullen: 'If politicians make use of this new feature, it will show the ones who believe in free speech, and those who don't.'Mordechai Sones, 1/11/2020, 7:14 PM
PA blocks access to media it views as a threat

PA blocks access to media it views as a threat

Reporters Without Borders condemns PA court decision to block access online news sources which are critical of the government.Elad Benari, 10/24/2019, 5:01 AM
The importance of being Mark Zuckerberg

The importance of being Mark Zuckerberg

"Your account has been terminated. Failure to meet community standards.” Who decides what those standards are? Jack Engelhard, 10/22/2019, 9:50 AM
Is it good for the Jews?

Is it good for the Jews?

A straightforward, eternal question that is vital to our health as a people. Have we US Jews stopped asking it?Dr. Pinchas Baram, 9/11/2019, 12:28 PM
Senate hearing: Google bias, censorship as megacorp bags pharma

Senate hearing: Google bias, censorship as megacorp bags pharma

National security analyst: 'They could very well affect the Israeli elections, easily.'Mordechai Sones, 7/18/2019, 2:59 PM
'Why were the late Rabbi Eliyahu's words censored?'

'Why were the late Rabbi Eliyahu's words censored?'

Transportation Minister demands explanation for decision to disqualify broadcast with recording of words by former Chief Rabbi.Mordechai Sones, 6/20/2019, 1:09 PM
Iran shuts down magazine which called for negotiations with US

Iran shuts down magazine which called for negotiations with US

Iranian authorities shut down reformist magazine which warned against closing the Strait of Hormuz.Elad Benari, 5/13/2019, 6:40 AM
The Twitter complaint about my tweet on the Sri Lanka massacre

The Twitter complaint about my tweet on the Sri Lanka massacre

What exactly is wrong with wondering where all the leaders and people are (Muslim and non-Muslim alike) who are verbalizing  the “Our Father” and “Hail Mary” aloud in public — in solidarity with Christians after the  Sri Lanka Jihad Massacre? Jamie Glazov, 4/25/2019, 3:42 PM
It begins with censorship

It begins with censorship

There is a difference – and this is important – there is a difference between freedom to speak and freedom to talk back. Freedom to talk back is strictly policed - and if you think differently than they think you should, your words are terminated. Jack Engelhard, 4/24/2019, 3:30 PM
Netanyahu publicly flouts Poland's Holocaust Law

Netanyahu publicly flouts Poland's Holocaust Law

'Everybody knows Poles collaborated with the Nazis, its a fact,' says Netanyahu in Warsaw. Polish PM: 'Netanyahu's comments are surprising'.David Rosenberg, 2/14/2019, 10:46 PM
Iran bans Instagram over 'security concerns'

Iran bans Instagram over 'security concerns'

Iran’s National Cyberspace Council approves steps to block popular photo sharing app.Elad Benari, 1/3/2019, 4:12 AM
Google's selective social conscience

Google's selective social conscience

It bears asking why Google would push to develop a tool that threatens human liberty and dignity in China while refusing to renew a US gov't contract that would preserve our military edge over that country?Dr. Ted Gover, 8/26/2018, 6:40 AM
Turkish university grads arrested for mocking Erdogan

Turkish university grads arrested for mocking Erdogan

Four graduates of top Turkish university arrested for displaying cartoon mocking Turkish President at their graduation ceremony.Ben Ariel, 7/12/2018, 6:44 AM
Iran detains teenager over Instagram dance videos

Iran detains teenager over Instagram dance videos

Iran detains 18-year-old teenage girl who posted dance videos on Instagram against "moral norms".Elad Benari, 7/9/2018, 4:13 AM
Rouhani criticizes ban on Telegram

Rouhani criticizes ban on Telegram

Iranian President says ban imposed on popular messaging app is “the opposite of democracy”.Elad Benari, 5/7/2018, 4:44 AM
Lithuanian bill would ban books critical of the country

Lithuanian bill would ban books critical of the country

Bill drafted following publication of book critical of Lithuania during Holocaust weighed after Poland adopts Holocaust censorship law.JTA, 4/3/2018, 2:20 PM
After banning Spielberg, Lebanon pulls drama about Israeli

After banning Spielberg, Lebanon pulls drama about Israeli

Lebanon bans Australian drama "Jungle", which deals with the story of Israeli adventurer who got lost in the Bolivian Amazon.Ben Ariel, 1/16/2018, 6:36 AM
Report: Waze is once again working in Iran

Report: Waze is once again working in Iran

Geographical navigation application working again in Iran after being blocked due to its Israeli background.Elad Benari, 1/16/2018, 3:45 AM
PM Netanyahu responds to new suit: It's an industry of fake news

PM Netanyahu responds to new suit: It's an industry of fake news

PM Netanyahu slams left-wing newspaper for censoring Netanyahus' response to haredi woman's allegations.Orly Harari, 10/27/2017, 10:14 AM
Iran seeks to block Waze because of Israel

Iran seeks to block Waze because of Israel

Iran working to block access to geographical navigation application which was founded by Israelis.Elad Benari, 10/10/2017, 3:45 AM
Amnesty criticizes both PA and Hamas

Amnesty criticizes both PA and Hamas

Amnesty International says both the Palestinian Authority and Hamas are guilty of restrictions of freedom of expression.Ben Ariel, 8/24/2017, 5:36 AM
PA releases journalists who 'leaked sensitive information'

PA releases journalists who 'leaked sensitive information'

PA releases five journalists arrested under new electronic crimes law.Elad Benari, 8/15/2017, 4:44 AM
Abbas okays order imprisoning critics of Palestinian Authority

Abbas okays order imprisoning critics of Palestinian Authority

Order provides for sentences from 1 year to life imprisonment for violators; 30 sites blocked, 5 journalists arrested under law so far.Mordechai Sones, 8/13/2017, 3:09 PM
Abbas cracks down on social media and news sites

Abbas cracks down on social media and news sites

PA chairman issues decree allowing his government to jail anyone on charges of harming "national unity".Elad Benari, Canada, 8/12/2017, 1:53 AM
Sweden’s libraries destroy Pippi Longstocking children’s books

Sweden’s libraries destroy Pippi Longstocking children’s books

Council admits libraries discard copies of classic children’s book for 'racist' expressions; one journalist claims books are being burned.Mordechai Sones, 7/20/2017, 7:22 PM
Abbas blocks rivals' news sites

Abbas blocks rivals' news sites

Ramallah government blocks at least 11 news websites, run by Abbas rivals.Elad Benari, 6/16/2017, 5:04 AM
Egypt blocks newspaper website over 'support for terrorism'

Egypt blocks newspaper website over 'support for terrorism'

Egypt blocks website of one of its most prominent financial newspapers as it continues media blackout.Elad Benari, 5/29/2017, 3:37 AM
Turkish court rejects Wikipedia's appeal

Turkish court rejects Wikipedia's appeal

Turkish court rejects Wikipedia's appeal against a government decision to block access to its website.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/5/2017, 11:08 PM
Iran blocks calls on popular messaging app

Iran blocks calls on popular messaging app

Iran’s judiciary blocks voice calls on Telegram, following arrest of people who ran reformist channels on the app.Ben Ariel, 4/20/2017, 5:46 AM
Clean internet bill passes first reading

Clean internet bill passes first reading

Bill that would have required ISPs in Israel to block inappropriate websites passes first reading in the Knesset.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/3/2016, 5:42 AM
EU pressures UK to conceal Islamic terrorism

EU pressures UK to conceal Islamic terrorism

EU report wants UK media to omit any mention of Islam when Muslim individuals are involved in terrorism.Gary Willig, 10/6/2016, 7:41 PM
Rabbi suspended from lecturing to return to duties

Rabbi suspended from lecturing to return to duties

Rabbi returns to duties after he was suspended for discussing bus segregation in public lecture.Shlomo Pyutrokowski, 9/12/2016, 7:34 PM
Multicultural censorship of literary masterpieces

Multicultural censorship of literary masterpieces

Have you read Ali Baba and the Forty Ownership-challenged Muslims? Or has it been taken off the shelves for Islamophobic tendencies? Giulio Meotti, 6/24/2016, 1:02 PM
UN ends ban on Zionism display - partially

UN ends ban on Zionism display - partially

Following harsh criticism by Israeli Ambassador, UN reverses decision barring Zionism display.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/4/2016, 10:13 PM
US censors French President on 'Islamic terrorism'

US censors French President on 'Islamic terrorism'

As Obama admin continues to avoid the term 'Islamic terrorism', White House censors French President during Washington visit.David Rosenberg, 4/2/2016, 10:12 PM
Turkey blocks social media following Ankara attack

Turkey blocks social media following Ankara attack

Turkish court bans access to Facebook and Twitter after images from Ankara attack were shared on them.Ben Ariel, 3/14/2016, 12:14 AM
MK asks why terror victim privacy law is ignored

MK asks why terror victim privacy law is ignored

Eichler explains new bill banning publication of victim's name before approval, asks Shaked why privacy censor law isn't enforced.Ben Shaul, 2/15/2016, 4:23 PM
Is this headline safe?

Is this headline safe?

Jack Engelhard, 12/20/2015, 7:38 AM
PA shuts down newspaper over report on Israel

PA shuts down newspaper over report on Israel

Al-Araby Al-Jadeed's Ramallah bureau shut down after it reported about PA's security coordination with Israel.Ben Ariel, Canada, 11/6/2015, 9:30 PM
Censor: TV Divulged Top Secret During War

Censor: TV Divulged Top Secret During War

Outgoing military censor Sima Vaknin-Gil says Channel 2 reporter revealed IDF planning during Gaza war, causing serious harm to security.Gil Ronen, 8/30/2015, 10:45 PM
Barak Scandal: Official Warns Leaks Lose Lives

Barak Scandal: Official Warns Leaks Lose Lives

Former Cabinet Secretary reveals in special Arutz Sheva interview how security leaks are too common in Israel - and can kill.Shimon Cohen, 8/24/2015, 9:00 PM
Iran Suspends Newspaper that Criticized Nuke Deal

Iran Suspends Newspaper that Criticized Nuke Deal

Iran's Press Supervisory Board suspends 9 Dey, a hardline newspaper that criticized Iranian negotiators.Elad Benari, 8/4/2015, 4:46 AM
Iran Bans Weekly for Criticizing Nuclear Talks

Iran Bans Weekly for Criticizing Nuclear Talks

Ultra-conservative weekly in Iran banned for criticizing the government over its negotiations with world powers.Ben Ariel, 2/17/2015, 5:16 AM
Hareidi Paper that Cropped Out Women: No Apology

Hareidi Paper that Cropped Out Women: No Apology

After international attention, Hamevaser's editor says hareidi readers simply do not want to see photographs of women.Haim Lev, Gil Ronen, 1/15/2015, 4:59 PM