Governor Kathy Hochul Says New York Has Started Conducting Special Media “Surveillance Efforts” To Monitor “Hate”

If you’re tired of censorship and dystopian threats against civil liberties, subscribe to Reclaim The Net. In response to escalating incidents of harassment, particularly against Jewish and Muslim communities, New York’s Governor Kathy Hochul is today intensifying the state’s counterterrorism measures and is boosting the controversial practice of surveilling social media platforms, and therefore the speech of New Yorkers and other American citizens. This measure follows ongoing tension in Israel and Gaza. Hochul revealed plans for enhancing the FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force personnel and assigning an extra $2.5 million to the State Police. Display content from Twitter Click here to display content from Twitter. Learn more in Twitter’s privacy policy. Always display content from Twitter Open content directly var _oembed_ef476603be0e9e78e94598d2c6ee8eb7 = ‘{“embed”:”<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-width="550" data-dnt="true"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">TODAY: New York Governor Kathy Hochul announces the state has started conducting special media &quot;surveillance efforts&quot; to monitor &quot;hate speech.&quot; <a href="https:\/\/\/4tzts6kDAV">\/4tzts6kDAV<\/a><\/p>&mdash; Reclaim The Net (@ReclaimTheNetHQ) <a href="https:\/\/\/ReclaimTheNetHQ\/status\/1724229803727810647?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">November 14, 2023<\/a><\/blockquote><script async src="https:\/\/\/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"><\/script>”}’; .embed-twitter .embed-privacy-logo { background-image: url(; } “…we’re very focused on the data we’re collecting from surveillance efforts, what’s being said on social media platforms, and we have launched an effort to be able to counter some of the negativity and reach out to people,” Hochul said. “When we see hate speech being spoken about on online platforms, our media analysis, our social media analysis unit has ramped up its monitoring of sites to catch incitement to violence, direct threats to others. “And all this is in response to our desire,…Governor Kathy Hochul Says New York Has Started Conducting Special Media “Surveillance Efforts” To Monitor “Hate”