Oscar Buynevich


The Censorship Industry’s Plan to Censor Latino Communities

SUMMARY The censorship industry is concerned by Latino voters’ growing sympathies for populism and Donald Trump. The National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC), a purportedly nonpartisan nonprofit established by a Congressional charter, launched the Algorithmic Transparency Institute (ATI), which pioneered efforts to monitor and censor Spanish online speech. ATI targets speech that has “ill effects,” regardless…

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The Department of Justice is Bankrolling the Censorship Industry

SUMMARY The National Institute for Justice (NIJ), the Department of Justice’s research and development agency, is funding ‘mis-, dis-, and mal- information’ (MDM) studies and “research on effective technologies and tools for identification, moderation, and/or removal of extremist content.” A $1 million NIJ grant will be used to create a dashboard equipped with an ‘MDM…

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