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Social Control Media is Out of Control, Now It Censors Microsoft Critics Using Straw Man Arguments and False Pretexts

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Summary: What would the world be like if companies that harbour criminals [1, 2] and commit crimes got to censor those who point that out?

Social control media sites, which include YouTube and GitHub [1], are censoring a lot these days. As we noted this morning [2], they even suspend Microsoft critics. My 7-day suspension, however, seems to have been initiated by the OSI. I wrote to the OSI's chief: "Can you not see how your 6-figure salary from the OSI blinds you to real issue? Josh has already said openly that half or more of the OSI's budget is devoted to ClearlyDefined. I have this on video. He said it himself, twice. And he should know as treasurers and head of the board."



"I made a copy of the video," I told him this morning. "That's Josh Simmons, in his very own words. Unless he was lying, more than once, you have quite a problem in your hands and you need to choose between the community and the corporate patrons."

The video above discusses some of these issues, looking back at what I published immediately after the suspension [3,4], resembling past attempts by the OSI to censor its critics [5].

Posts mentioned in this video:

  1. Microsoft GitHub and Google YouTube Remove Source Code and Video for DOOM Running on IKEA Smart Lamp Due to DMCA Take Down
  2. Criticising Microsoft and the OSI is “COVID-19 Misinformation”
  3. OSI Might be Using COVID-19 to Report Their Critics to Twitter (for Suspension)
  4. [Video] Open Source Initiative (OSI) Board of Directors Chair and Former Treasurer: Half of Our Money Goes to Microsoft Stuff
  5. The Libel Initiative: OSI President Falsely Insinuates OSI Critics Are Homophobic and Requests Censorship of Wikipedia (for OSI)

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