Trumps summit shows he needs the tech giants as much as they need him | Carl Miller

The White House social-media conference showed that big techs power will not be diminished any time soon, says technology writer Carl Miller Yesterday, Donald Trump constellation of people from the world of the alt-right, alternative media and conspiracy theorising. Step into this world, and there is a very different internet waiting to be found. Its one where members of the buzzing subreddit The_Donald call Trump daddy or GEOTUS God Emperor of the United States. One that sees Hillary Clinton at …

Reddit ‘quarantines’ its biggest pro-Trump message board

Visitors to the subreddit The_Donald will see warning about its encouragement of violence towards police and officials Reddit has taken steps to quarantine the largest pro-Donald Trump community on its site, The_Donald, due to repeated rule-breaking behavior and, in recent days, encouragement of violence towards police officers and public officials in Oregon. Visitors to the The_Donald message board, which describes itself as a never-ending rally dedicated to the 45th President of the United States, Donald J Trump and has more …

Trump violated US constitution by blocking critics on Twitter, federal court rules

First amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern, federal appeals court says President Donald Trump cant ban critics from his Twitter account, a federal appeals court ruled on Tuesday, saying the first amendment calls for more speech, rather than less, on matters of public concern. The second US circuit court of appeals in Manhattan upheld a lower court judge who said Trump violates the constitution when he blocks critics. The irony in all of …

It’s not a robocall: Elizabeth Warren calls supporters to talk issues

The Massachusetts senator has been calling donors to her campaign out of the blue this week, to ask about the issues that concern them Elizabeth Warren supporters who notice a strange phone call coming in from a 617 area code may want to pick up the phone for a change, as the Massachusetts senator has been calling donors to her campaign out of the blue this week. For most candidates, call time means calling wealthy donors and asking for money. …