Tag: Censorship

  • Wanted: An Internet Bill of Rights

    Let’s Protect Free Speech Online That Was The Week, 2021, #2 This week’s video is here: [embedded content] I am using the Telegram App to enable readers to follow That Was The Week as a real time newsletter. I usually post a sneak peek of the newsletter there on Thursday afternoon Pacific Time. It is […]

  • Should Facebook Ban Bannon?

    The State, Freedom and Big Tech in the Spotlight That Was The Week, #45 If you enjoy ‘That Was The Week’  please consider a paid subscription. We have 5500 subscribers but only 200 are paid. If that could become 1000 then this would become a self-supporting publication. This week’s video is here: [embedded content] I […]

  • #BlackLivesMatter, #BlackFoundersMatter and #BlackInvestorsMatter

    Newsletter This weeks focus is racial inequality as it impacts startups and investing. We also continue to look at the debate surrounding social media platforms in relation to free speech and censorship. Sam Lessin writes in the Information and is opposed by Stephanie Mheta and others. That Was The Week, Issue #22 This weeks focus […]

  • Censorship, Racial Inequality and Freedom

    Palo Alto, 4 June 2020 This week’s venture trends includes news of a crisis surrounding the social media platforms in relation to free speech and censorship. I have penned an essay on the topic: This week also includes content from Albert Wenger, Tomasz Tunguz, Ben Thompson, Saastr, Christoph Janz, The Information, The New York Times, […]