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Kim Wyman out at Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency

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WASHINGTON, D.C., July 7, 2023—Former Washington State Secretary of State Kim Wyman (R) will be leaving her federal appointment as Lead Senior Election Security Advisor for the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) to pursue an opportunity in the private sector. “I want to thank Kim Wyman, who will be departing CISA at the end […]

US Lawmakers threaten nationwide ban of TikTok unless ties to CCP are cut

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Washington, D.C., April 6, 2023—TikTok CEO, Shou Zi Chew, 40, defended his popular social media app for over five hours, March 23, while testifying before the House Energy and Commerce Committee led by Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05). Chew’s app, which is owned by Chinese company ByteDance, has been under fire by lawmakers recently who […]

Meta to reinstate account of the 45th POTUS, Donald J Trump

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JANUARY 25, 2023—Today, Meta announced that after a two-year suspension, it will reinstate both the Facebook and Instagram accounts the 45th President of the United States, Donald J Trump. “Two years ago, we took action in what were extreme and highly unusual circumstances,” Nick Clegg, President, Global Affairs wrote in today’s announcement. “We indefinitely suspended […]

Social Media toxicity

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Earlier this year, Forbes wrote that Americans spent an average of 1,300 hours on social media last year. While COVID-19 certainly impacted this figure, that is still over 54 days worth of time. Regardless of the pandemic, it is undeniable that people are spending more time online. With the recent Facebook whistleblower on 60 Minutes, […]

Facebook to suspend Trump accounts for Two Years

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MENLO PARK, Cali., June 4, 2021 – Today Facebook announced it will suspend the Facebook and Instagram accounts of U.S. President Donald J Trump for two years, effective from the date of the initial suspension on January 7, 2021. Upon the completion of the two-year suspension, Facebook will turn to experts to reassess whether to […]

MyPillow Guy Mike Lindell suspended from Twitter

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By Lynnwood Times Staff January 25, 2021 – Today, the twitter account of Mike Lindell, founder and CEO of MyPillow has been suspended. Mike Lindell, an avid supporter of President Donald J Trump has made allegation of election fraud involving Dominion machines following the 2020 Presidential Election. On December 23, 2020 lawyers for Dominion Voting […]

Parler is back online, well sort of…

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By Mario Lotmore  |  Lynnwood Times Staff January 17, 2021 – According to a WHOIS search, Parler’s domain is registered with Epik Inc., a webhosting company headquartered in Sammamish, WA, on January 11, 2021. According to Registrar Owl, as of January 2021, Epik is the 19th largest domain registrar in the United States – GoDaddy […]

Twitter permanently suspends U.S. President Donald J Trump’s account

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By Twitter Inc. | Press Release January 8, 2021 – After close review of recent Tweets from the @realDonaldTrump account and the context around them — specifically how they are being received and interpreted on and off Twitter — we have permanently suspended the account due to the risk of further incitement of violence.  In the […]

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