By John Eggerton, Multichannel News, 1-15-21
Senate Commerce Committee Chairman (for a few more days) Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) wants Big Tech to pony up info on what he says has been their silencing of conservative users, saying it appeared to be politically biased censorship.
The most notable “silencing” in recent days was Twitter’s and Facebook’s permanent bans on President Donald Trump’s social media accounts in the wake of the Capitol siege, Amazon’s de-platforming of conservative social media site Parler, and Google and Apple’s removal of the app from their online stores.
Wicker sent letters Friday to Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, and Apple CEO Tim Cook. » Read More