Pro-Censorship Group Being Investigated By Congress Has Ties To UK Politicians

If you’re tired of censorship and dystopian threats against civil liberties, subscribe to Reclaim The Net. The intricate connections between a self-proclaimed “disinformation” monitoring organization, the pro-censorship Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH) and the British government have been gradually revealed, causing a furor among advocates of free speech. Congress in the United States is pointing fingers at the CCDH, asserting that it plays a substantial role in silencing conservative voices on the internet. Its reporting has been used by the government to call for censorship online. The organization, identifiable as a charity in the United States but with a significant base in the UK, has reportedly been instrumental in tackling alleged disinformation in digital spaces. Potential infringements on American free speech surface when one digs deeper. The UK arm of the CCDH touts a board of directors studded with British politicians, officials, and their staff, raising scrutiny from vigilant watchdog organizations. Evidence points to the CCDH as a preferred adviser for governments, particularly in tackling alleged conservative misinformation. The far-reaching implications of the CCDH’s influence raise alarm bells among defenders of the First Amendment, The Washington Examiner reports. This concern extends to the presence of foreign organizations and nationals influencing US free speech policies and contributing to the infringement of these rights. While the CCDH and allies depict their mission as combating hatred and fostering safe digital communities through research, public campaigns, and policy advocacy, critics argue it amounts to a soft version of censorship and an affront to…Pro-Censorship Group Being Investigated By Congress Has Ties To UK Politicians