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Patreon Tolerates Calls for Violence from Leftists While Demonetizing Conservatives

Patreon, a website which allows users to submit donations to independent creators and projects on a monthly or one-time basis, has attracted a reputation for banning right-wingers from the platform for dubious reasons. Meanwhile, it tolerates open calls for political violence from the extremist left. Research by Far Left Watch, which monitors left-wing extremism, found numerous examples of pro-violence left wing groups and individuals that have active Patreon accounts. Because Patreon takes a cut from donations processed via the platform, the crowdfunding site directly profits from these pro-violence accounts. Per…

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Tariffs Aren’t Costing U.S. Tech Companies $1 Billion Per Month

The cost of tariffs on imported technology products is far lower than many in Silicon Valley feared. U.S. companies paid $1.3 billion in tariffs on tech products purchased from China in October, according to a Bloomberg News report based on data provided by the Consumer Technology Association and analyzed by anti-tariff consulting firm The Trade Partnership. That’s about $1 billion more they were paying before the Trump administration imposed a 10% tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports. At the same time, however, the price of these imports have fallen. Imported…

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Study: U.S. Internet Speeds Skyrocket One Year After Net Neutrality Repeal

American Internet speeds skyrocketed one year after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) repealed the agency’s 2015 net neutrality regulations, according to a study released this week. Internet speed-test company Ookla released a study this week on American Internet speeds which found that broadband download speeds have increased by 35.8 percent, while upload speeds have increased by 22 percent compared to last year. New Jersey had the highest average download speed of 121 megabits per second, and Rhode Island had the upload speed of 63 megabits per second. Maine had the…

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Report: Google Funds Establishment Conservatives to Fight Tech Regulation

Google works with establishment conservative think tanks that argue against regulating the tech giant, one of which had its pro-Google opinions published in National Review, according to a new report. Audio recordings obtained by Wired reveal that Google cooperates with and funds a range of establishment conservatives in D.C. that help it fend off scrutiny and oversight from politicians. The organizations named in Wired’s report are the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), and the Cato Institute. Wired details how these Google-funded legacy conservative institutions sprung into action to defend the…

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Rep. Lamar Smith: Google Will Have ‘Dramatic Impact’ on Elections

Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) joined Breitbart News Daily on Thursday to talk about Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s recent hearing in front of the House Judiciary Committee. Smith said that if Google continues on the same course, it will end up “skewing elections.” Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) challenged Google CEO Sundar Pichai during a recent hearing in front of the House Judiciary Committee on the topic of political censorship on the Google platforms, namely their search engine. During the hearing, Pichai and Smith went back and forth about whether or not…

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‘F*ck Michael Cohen’: Celebs Wish for Pence & Ivanka in Jail After Former Trump Lawyer Sentenced

Hollywood celebrities rejoiced and mocked the news of President Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen being sentenced to prison Wednesday, celebrating and wondering when other members of the administration will be jailed. “I hate to kick a man when he’s down, but in this case I’ll make an exception: fuck Michael Cohen,” actor-comedian Michael Ian Black said. I hate to kick a man when he’s down, but in this case I’ll make an exception: fuck Michael Cohen. — Michael Ian Black (@michaelianblack) December 12, 2018 Actor Rob Delaney called for…

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All Clear After Facebook Headquarters Evacuated Over Bomb Threat

UPDATE: Police gave the all clear at Facebook’s head office in Menlo Park, California, after a suspicious package was ruled safe around 8 p.m. local time, according to CBS San Fransisco. Read Breitbart News Network’s original report below.  Law enforcement is investigating a bomb threat Tuesday in the vicinity of Facebook’s offices in Menlo Park, California, according to a report. According to Nicole Acker, a management analyst with Menlo Park Police Department, the San Mateo bomb squad is responding to the possible threat at the social networking giant’s campus in Menlo Park…

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Bokhari: Axios Defends Google Following CEO Pichai’s Congressional Hearing

Axios, a news website funded by venture capitalists who also invest in the tech industry, ran an article casting doubt on concerns about political bias on the part of Google following the congressional testimony of its CEO, Sundar Pichai. Instead of focusing on the testimony of Pichai, chief executive of a monopolistic tech giant and the world’s second most valuable company, Axios instead opted to scrutinize Pichai’s scrutinizers. Axios offers a point-by-point analysis of issues raised by Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee, which questioned the Google CEO earlier today.…

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Breaking: Huawei’s ‘Red Princess’ Meng Wanzhou Wins Release on Bail

Huawei finance chief Meng Wanzhou’s plea to be released on bail was approved by a Canadian court Tuesday. Justice William Ehrcke of the British Columbia Supreme Court said the Chinese executive could be released after posting millions of dollars in bail and agreeing to a stringent monitoring program proposed by her lawyers. Observers in the courtroom burst into applause after the decision was announced. Meng has been held by Canadian authorities since her December 1st arrest in Vancouver. American authorities are seeking to have her extradited to the U.S. to face…

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Rep. Matt Gaetz Slams Political Bias At Google, Urges Internal Investigation

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) urged Google CEO Sundar Pichai to launch an investigation into political bias today, citing Breitbart News’ recent exclusive report into anti-conservative activities in the company’s workforce. Pichai, who was testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, faced a string of tough questions from Gaetz. “Have you ever launched an investigation into whether political bias is impacting the consumer experience?” asked Gaetz. Pichai responded that Google takes every allegation around conduct “seriously” and “looks into them.” Gaetz then brought up the internal “resist” group in Google, which Breitbart…

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