Big Tech Cracks Down on Pro-Trump Speech as 2020 Election Looms

Last year, a Project Veritas investigation into Big Tech featured multiple whistlebowers who exposed how the left-leaning industry was actively using its power to sway elections.

Undoubtedly speaking for many in the tech industry, longtime Google official Jen Gennai told Veritas undercover journalists that Google was working to “prevent” the results of the 2016 election from repeating in 2020.

“We all got screwed over in 2016, again it wasn’t just us, it was, the people got screwed over, the news media got screwed over, like, everybody got screwed over so we’re rapidly been like, what happened there and how do we prevent it from happening again,” she said.

So it should not come as a surprise that the largest gaming streaming service in the United States just suspended President Trump’s account under the pretext that it had engaged in “hateful conduct.”

“Hateful conduct is not allowed on Twitch. In line with our policies, President Trump’s channel has been issued a temporary suspension from Twitch for comments made on stream, and the offending content has been removed,” a Twitch spokesperson told Fox News.

Amazon bought Twitch for $1 billion in 2014. Amazon is owned by lefty billionaire Jeff Bezos, who also owns the Washington Post, a major purveyor of the profoundly corrupt and destructive Russia hoax, and other anti-Trump propaganda.

The Trump Campaign uses its Twitch account to distribute videos of events, including rebroadcasts of previous Trump rallies.

One of the offending videos was a rebroadcast of the president’s 2015 infamous campaign launch where he complained about illegal immigration and said that Mexico was “not sending their best” to the United States.

“When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re not sending you. They’re not sending you. They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing drugs. They’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people. But I speak to border guards and they tell us what we’re getting. And it only makes common sense. It only makes common sense. They’re sending us not the right people,” Trump says in the clip.

Perhaps he could have put it more articulately, but it’s no secret that criminal gangs have long smuggled drugs, firearms, and aliens with criminal histories across the U.S.-Mexico border.

When the Trump campaign joined the platform in 2019, Twitch reportedly warned him that it would make him adhere to the company’s terms of service and guidelines, which are as follows:

Hateful conduct is any content or activity that promotes, encourages, or facilitates discrimination, denigration, objectification, harassment, or violence based on race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability or serious medical condition or veteran status, and is prohibited. Any hateful conduct is considered a zero-tolerance violation.

When asked for comment, Trump’s re-election campaign director of communications Tim Murtaugh said: “To hear directly from the President, people should download the Trump app and text ‘Trump’ to 88022.”

Reddit on Monday also dropped the hammer on Trump’s online allies, banning the popular r/The_Donald after “updating its content policy to crack down further on hate speech.”

Reddit CEO Steve Huffman said in a blog post that users of the r/The_Donald subreddit had violated the site’s policies for years.

“I have to admit that I’ve struggled with balancing my values as an American, and around free speech and free expression, with my values and the company’s values around common human decency,” Huffman said in a call with reporters.

Twitter in recent weeks banned popular pro-Trump meme-maker Carpe Donkum, citing “repeated” violations of copyright infringement, and has repeatedly censored the president’s own tweets for various alleged violations.

As a result of Big Tech’s recent assaults on free speech, conservatives have been flocking to, a social networking service that promotes itself as “the platform that social media should have been when it was originated.”

About Debra Heine

Debra Heine is a conservative Catholic mom of six and longtime political pundit. She has written for several conservative news websites over the years, including Breitbart and PJ Media.

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