VIDEO: EU And Facebook Pledge To ‘Reeducate’ Users And Crush Free Speech

Breitbart London has produced a video to get the word out about the EU’s “Orwellian” new online censorship deal with Facebook and Twitter, after the story went under-reported in the mainstream media. On Tuesday, unelected eurocrats and private corporations slashed the civil liberties of people all across Europe, restricting their right to free expression online with little public consultation or discussion, a Breitbart London reporter argues. The EU announced on Tuesday that Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft had “signed up” to a new ‘Code of Conduct’ containing a long list of new “commitments”. They include working closely with the EU, national governments and “their law enforcement agencies” to “criminalise” perceived “illegal hate speech” online and censor it within 24 hours. A measure that went almost completely unreported, however, was the promise that Twitter and Facebook will be “educating” and “informing” their users online, as well as “promoting” EU approved “counter-narratives”. Breitbart London reporter Liam Deacon argues that this amounts to the tech firms acting like a “thought police”, who are “re-educating” European citizens and teaching them “the right way to think”. This could be dangerous, because unlike existing hate speech laws, the ‘Code of Conduct’ will be arbitrated by unaccountable private