Big Tech companies should be regulated as telecommunications companies are to combat political censorship, Rep. Jason Smith (R-MO) said on Friday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with host Alex Marlow, author of Breaking the News: Exposing the Establishment Media’s Hidden Deals and Secret Corruption.
Marlow noted how Google, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other technology companies are censoring content and banning users for expressing ideas contrary to endlessly shifting and nebulous parameters of “misinformation” as defined by Big Tech.
“I’m not saying anyone knows where coronavirus came from,” Marlow said. “I don’t know the timeline. I don’t know what China was up to, but I do know one thing: that the media told us that even considering such an idea was grounds for being thrown off of the social media platforms.”
Smith replied, “The political arm of the Democrat socialist party is Big Tech [and] the social media platforms. We