The great shuttering of the Internet has been an ongoing process since the 2016 election. Fake news and disinformation was the original explanation. This has been a flimsy rationale, which was quickly thrown back on the media by President Trump himself. The greater lengths that the regime is going to are a product of their loosening control of culture.
Internet access has been likened to the birth of the printing press, and there is truth to it. Democratization of information creation, dissemination and analysis has been a problem for the media and academic overlords. Anyone can set up a site or account and spread information. Control over the concept of truth was shattered. This became a large problem as the left wing and regime embraced more lunatic beliefs that are easily refuted by reality. Manufacturing agreement is much more difficult in today’s culture.
This explains the major pressure on Big…
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