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“Offensive Content” Next? Comcast Suspends User’s Internet Service For Downloading Copyrighted Material

ISP threatens to terminate service permanently.

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After Comcast suspended a user’s Internet access for downloading copyrighted material, some people are asking whether in the near future similar punishments could be inflicted for accessing ‘offensive content’.

A Comcast Xfinity subscriber was informed that his Internet service had been suspended for 8 hours due to downloading torrents and that it wouldn’t be restored until he contacted the company.

“This alert is to let you know that this month, we again received notifications of alleged copyright infringement associated with your Xfinity account. That means your Internet service may have been used repeatedly to copy or share a movie, show, song, game, or other content without any required permission,” said the email to the customer.

The user was told that further violations would result in another 12 hour suspension and that, “Further notifications may result in your Xfinity Internet account being suspended again or terminated.”

ISP Cox also previously handed out a 6 month suspension against a user after receiving multiple complaints.

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“Such terminations have the potential to disrupt everything from distance learning to telework and telemedicine,” reports Torrent Freak.

Indeed, now that things like grocery shopping, banking, housing, government services and other basic life necessities are mainly conducted online (exclusively in some cases), cutting off someone’s Internet access isn’t far removed from cutting off their power or water supply.

And if major ISPs are willing to bow to the entertainment industry by metering out such draconian punishments, what’s to say they won’t do the same when pressured by governments or woke mobs?

“If Comcast is cutting people’s internet off for civil copyright infractions, whose to say they won’t start cutting people off for “hate speech” next?” asks Chris Menahan.

“The same measures the US government used to seize the domains of torrent sites a decade ago are now being used to seize Middle East news websites the Biden regime doesn’t fancy.”

He is referring to the Iranian news website Press TV and similar sites, which Attorney General Merrick Garland announced last month had been seized by the FBI.

This all underscores the fact that Internet access should be treated as a utility and protected by law.

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Facebook Blocks Aussie Orange Vests From Livestreaming Protests

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An Orange Vest demonstrator in Australia claims Facebook is deliberately preventing activists from livestreaming protests.

Melbourne has been rocked with unrest all week after a construction workers union demanded that all employees get the mandatory jab or face losing their jobs.

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Media Outlet Files Lawsuit to Challenge FAA Ban on Drone Footage at Texas Border

10,000 plus migrants massing as White House attempts cover-up by censoring press.

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A media outlet has filed a lawsuit in response to the Biden administration’s attempt to censor coverage of the 10,000-plus strong Haitian migrant army amassing under the Del Rio International Bridge by banning drones from flying over the area.

After Fox News, Infowars and other media outlets captured shocking footage of the huge mass of migrants, the FAA issued new flight restrictions banning the flight of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), a clear attempt to help the White House cover-up what’s really going on and control the narrative.

The lawsuit, filed by Free Speech Systems, argues that the federal government’s shut down of drone coverage “serves no other purpose than to hamper the efforts of the press in covering the unfolding crisis, in violation of Free Speech Systems’ First Amendment rights and should not stand.”

“Because of the significant number and the remote location of the migrants, it is difficult for the press to photograph the mass of migrants with traditional means, which renders the press unable to fully express the scope of the crisis in visual format, which is a critical component of the news stories that are being covered on the ground,” argues the lawsuit.

It further asserts that the use of drones is a crucial “newsgathering tool to capture images and videos of the mass of migrants and to measure, estimate, and document facts such as crowd size and movements across the border during this breaking news event and humanitarian crisis.”

The federal government’s ban on drones represents interference in the function of newsgathering and the exercise of the First Amendment, the lawsuit states, adding that drones do not represent a security risk because they operate below 400 feet, an elevation “not likely to interfere with the operation of manned aircraft, including any government aircraft that may be operating in the area.”

The lawsuit demands that the feds immediately rescind the ban on the use of drones for newsgathering purposes.

With at least 10,000 migrants already gathered in the area, intelligence suggests that this number could at least double in the coming days, emphasizing again why the Biden administration would like to censor the press to stop the truth being broadcast.

Read the full lawsuit here.

Infowars was able to capture shocking exclusive footage before the ban took effect after a launching a drone from the Mexico side of the border. Look out for that to be posted soon.

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Reddit Bans Vaccine-Skeptic Subreddit Just Days After CEO Promised to Defend “Dissent”

Subreddit deplatformed after hissy fit by left-wing users.

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Reddit has completely banned a vaccine-skeptic subreddit just days after CEO Steve Huffman promised not to while claiming the site values “dissent.”

Well, that lasted long.

“Dissent is a part of Reddit and the foundation of democracy,” Huffman wrote in a blog post. “Reddit is a place for open and authentic discussion and debate.”

However, this sentiment wasn’t shared by Reddit’s notoriously censoriously intolerant left-wing community, which protested against Huffman’s free speech stance by switching numerous major subreddits to ‘private’ and vowing to keep them locked until vaccine skeptics were deplatformed.

That duly happened when the ‘r/NoNewNormal’ subreddit was placed in quarantine and then banned altogether.

The site justified the move by claiming ‘r/NoNewNormal’ users were brigading other forums (invading them to cause discord), something that’s only acceptable when left-wingers do it.

“In short, Reddit used an evidence-free claim to banish a forum which had 120,000 members engaging in “open and authentic discussion and debate” over vaccines, masks, and authoritarianism,” reports Zero Hedge.

54 other subreddits that dared to question mask mandates or the efficacy and safety of vaccines were also put under quarantine, meaning they don’t appear in search and users have to enter an email address to access their content.

As we highlighted last year, Reddit’s site policy openly allows hate speech against “people who are in the majority” – in other words, white people.

Back in 2019, a Reddit page dedicated to black issues declared that white people are no longer allowed to post there anymore.

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