Chinese police cage, interrogate man for criticizing traffic cops online "Uncle Police, I'm so sorry, I'm wrong."

A viral video from China shows a man in a strange Thomas the Train like cage being interrogated by police. According to the translation, the caged man, who says his name is Luhua, is remorseful for WeChat group comments where …

Russian cows are living in virtual reality to produce more milk The Matrix is preferable to Russia, according to the cows' measured stress levels.

Farmers in the Moscow region have fitted their cows with virtual reality headsets to see if it helps them produce more milk, The Moscow Times reports. “Experts noted reduced anxiety and improved overall emotional mood in the herd” during the …

UK man under police investigation for refusing sex with transwoman’s penis Getting consent is important, but denying it could be a hate crime — in the UK at least.

Police in Hull, UK has confirmed to Hull Live that they’re investigating a man for turning down sex with a “transwoman” — because “he has a cock.” Ria Cooper, 25, filed the police report after a potential sex partner and …

The big list of China’s corporate puppets Reddit doesn’t want you to see A far greater issue than a few spineless suits at Activision Blizzard and NBA.

Game publisher Blizzard recently caused a stir by banning Hearthstone champion Blitzchung and confiscating his winnings for verbally supporting his native Hong Kong in a livestreamed post-match interview. It couldn’t have happened at a worse time for Blizzard. NBA had …

Blizzard suspends Hearthstone champion Blitzchung for supporting Hong Kong The video game developer/publisher is the latest corporation to publicly humiliate itself in service of Chinese masters.

Hong Kong-based Hearthstone champion Ng Wai Chung, better known as “Blitzchung,” has been removed from Hearthstone Grandmasters after pro-Hong Kong comments made in a post-match interview this weekend. During the interview, the professional Hearthstone player expressed his support for the …

Kickstarter says MS-13 gang is a “marginalized group,” bans comic book project depicting them as villains "As a Public Benefit Corporation committed to fighting inequality and creating a more equitable world, Kickstarter does not allow discrimination, subjugation, or intolerance toward other groups," says the email about comic portraying MS-13 as criminals.

A woke artist would be hard pressed to portray villains as non-white — even when depicting real life events — but now big tech has decided that portraying the criminal gang MS-13 as Hispanic (which they almost exclusively are) is …

Read Mark Zuckerberg’s leaked internal meeting transcripts Transcripts of the leaked audio where Mark Zuckerberg rallies employees against critics, competitors, and the US government.

The Verge got their hands on recorded audio of Mark Zuckerberg’s internal meetings with employees and leaked it fully this morning. You can listen to the leak here and read the full transcript below. ON THE POTENTIAL BREAKUP OF FACEBOOK …

Facebook plans global financial system based on proprietary ‘Libra’ cryptocurrency Tech giants know everything about us, and now they must own our monetary systems.

Despite years of criticism and concern over user privacy, security policies and scandals, Facebook is not shy to reveal their grand plan of creating and controlling a global financial system based on their own cryptocurrency. The tech company began working …

UK to censor global social media with fines, blocks, exec prosecutions Internet to be scrubbed of what passes for "hateful" speech in the UK, and the british public loves it.

The UK government is proposing a new set of laws for social media companies to follow on penalty of fines, nationwide site blocks, and prosecution for executives who fail to act on “hateful speech.” Should the proposal come to pass, …

Toeing China’s communist party line to own the gamers Game journalists' quest to one-up "entitled gamers" leads them to some strange places.

When it comes to censorship, China is an absolute mess. Despite becoming an economic superpower and embracing at least some parts of capitalism to enter the 21st century, the mentality of the Chinese government remains firmly authoritarian and deeply suspicious …

PayPal purge of big tech’s opposition continues YouTube's free speech alternative BitChute is just the last of many victims.

PayPal has banned BitChute, YouTube’s main free speech oriented competitor, from its service. According to BitChute’s statement, the ban appears to be permanent and final and the only thing provided by the online payment giant in way of a reason …

Reddit quarantines 25+ communities, more to come Right-wingers, communists, even the world's biggest IRL livestreamer. Within minutes of Reddit announcement, subreddits "redditors may find offensive" were crippled.

“On a platform as open and diverse as Reddit, there will sometimes be communities that, while not prohibited by the Content Policy, average redditors may nevertheless find highly offensive or upsetting,” reads the September 27 announcement by Reddit administrator landoflobsters. …

How journalism works, part 1: Kirsten Grind from the Wall Street Journal The Wall Street Journal’s Kirsten Grind isn’t interested in the truth. She just wants to know if I’m sorry for being mean to people on the internet. Bitch no, I’m not.

All journalists are liars, and what’s worse, they know they are liars and carry on doing it anyway. Here’s how the typical ‘request for comment’ process goes. Most people never get to see the process in action, so I thought from …