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[–]exPFCwintergreen 5 insightful - 1 fun5 insightful - 0 fun6 insightful - 1 fun -  (3 children)

Seriously, the FCC should take both Twitter and YouTube down until they learn to play nice with other media. The word "unbiased" comes to mind.

[–]magnora7 6 insightful - 1 fun6 insightful - 0 fun7 insightful - 1 fun -  (2 children)

At some point they get to a size where they should be a public utility like sidewalks and water pipes.

Either that, or anti-trust laws should apply and it should be broken in to pieces.

But as it is, it's just reshaping the media landscape to the highest bidder through the virtual monopoly it has over online video.

[–][deleted] 4 insightful - 1 fun4 insightful - 0 fun5 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

At this point it's a natural extension of net neutrality. Although ISPs have more potential for censorship, since such social networks cannot prevent you from making your own website, in today's centralized internet censorship by sites like Facebook and Twitter is still a concern. Nowadays people mostly use a handful of websites.

[–]Tom_Bombadil 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Well we need to create some political will, cause the sold out crew in Congress isn't going to make a move like that with the current climate.
We'll probably see a new 9/11 false flag, and my hope it's the truther horde descends upon every federal and state representatives office and scare the politicians back into place.
The corporations have the money, but they don't vote.