Posted August 9, 2018 4:00 pm by Comments

By Tom Knighton

America is at an odd point in history. While it’s probably difficult to measure how divided we are as a country, we know things are pretty badly divided simply by what we see in our day-to-day lives. Thanks to technology, we can gauge the politics of Lansing, Michigan; Los Angeles, California; Saratoga Springs, New York; Muscle Shoals, Alabama; and anywhere else in the country, all without leaving your couch.

Technology has brought us all together, and it’s also kind of tearing us apart.

It doesn’t help when technology companies decide to pick who wins and who loses in the battleground of ideas, either.

Earlier this week, headlines erupted when Alex Jones and his Infowars site were removed from multiple sites overnight, including Facebook. The argument was that his content violated the terms of service for the sites. However, if they did, they’d been doing it for years and little to nothing had been done before, but still.

Now, it seems that sites, where one could download gun files for 3D printers, have been targeted by sites like Facebook.

A coalition of gun-rights groups that published the gun-design files at the center of the case against 3D-printed gun pioneer Cody Wilson told the …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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