Twitter Breathes New Life Into Orwell

It began with­out notice or warn­ing: reports pil­ing in of peo­ple sud­den­ly banned for their beliefs, ques­tion­ing jour­nal­ists hav­ing their IDs unver­i­fied, minor­i­ty voic­es pushed off to the shad­ows. This led to a gen­er­al Fear all around. In the back­ground, war drums were beat­ing. After sev­er­al days of sud­den bold strikes, there’s real­ly no ques­tion: Twit­ter — the com­pa­ny — is wag­ing a total ide­o­log­i­cal war to nar­row the range of per­mis­si­ble thought …

First pub­lished in The Dai­ly Caller.