Joe Biden and his corrupt National Science Foundation is spending millions of our tax dollars to censor American free political speech online to advance the extreme leftist agenda, according to reports.
The NSF has thrown $5.7 million at university researchers to create systems to seek out wrong speech and quash it with a new misinformation fact-checking tool called “Course Correct.”
According to College Fix:
National Science Foundation funding, awarded through a pair of grants from 2021 and 2022, has amounted to more than $5.7 million for the development of this tool, which, according to the grant abstracts, is intended to aid reporters, public health organizations, election administration officials, and others to address so-called misinformation on topics such as U.S. elections and COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy.
This $5.7 million in grant money is on top of nearly another $200,000 awarded in 2020 through a Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act-funded NSF grant for a project focused in part on mental health that Course Correct is said to have grown out of.
According to the abstract of the 2021 grant, Course Correct’s developers, a group of five professors from various institutions nationwide, are using techniques related to machine learning and natural language processing to identify social media posts pertaining to electoral skepticism and vaccine hesitancy, identify people likely to be exposed to misinformation in the future, and flag at-risk online communities for intervention.
“Democracy and public health in the United States rely on trust in institutions,” the professors wrote. “Skepticism regarding the integrity of U.S. elections and hesitancy related to COVID-19 vaccines are two consequences of a decline in confidence in basic political processes and core medical institutions.”
Do you know what else democracies rely on? Freedom. Freedom to speak, freedom to believe what they want to believe in, freedom to vote… you know. Freedom.
The Democrat Party does not believe in democracy, nor does it believe in freedom.
These fascist “researchers” claimed that their product does not directly moderate online content nor tell “journalists” what to cover or say. It only serves as a “tool” to help people determine that.
You would be excused if you don’t see a big difference in whether the “tool” itself squashes free speech or is used to tell others to do the squashing.
The tool was reportedly created to mitigate “misinformation” about COVID but is also easily set to track down any topic one wishes to track.
No matter what it is supposed track, the federal government has NO business creating “tools” to affect censorship of anything anyone is saying — whether it is “misinformation” or not.
Remember the days when Democrats said “dissent is patriotic”?
Yep, they have permanently dumped that whole idea for a fascist campaign to destroy their opponents’ free speech.
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