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HUGE: Facebook Hired Former Hillary Press Director to Inform Media of Alex Jones Ban

The Facebook press contact has extensive work with the Clinton family and Obama White House.

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When Big League Politics contacted Facebook to clarify why Alex Jones, Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer, and Milo Yiannopoulos were banned by Facebook and Instagram, we discovered the Facebook employee assigned to handle these communications is the former Press Director of Hillary For America.

Sarah Pollack is the Policy Communications Manager for Facebook who responded to Big League Politics when we sought comment on why Jones, Watson, Loomer, and Yiannopoulos were banned. She explained that users are no longer allowed to share videos or links including videos of Jones, and explained that this decision was made, in part, because Jones interviewed Gavin McInnes on his radio and TV program.

According to her LinkedIn history, Pollack was hired by Facebook in October of 2017 as a Policy Communications Associate Manager, and was promoted to her current role in February of this year.

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Prior to joining Facebook, Pollack was the Director of Press Advance for Hillary for America, the presidential campaign of failed Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton. She held this position from March of 2016 until Clinton lost in November of the same year, and worked as a Press Advance Lead for Clinton as far back as June of 2015.

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Before this, Pollack worked for Minassian Media Inc., which received nearly $500,000 from the Clinton Foundation during the 2016 election. Its owner, Craig Minassian, was paid $200,000 per year as the Clinton Foundation’s Chief Communications Officer.

Further back, Pollack worked in the Obama White House as a Press Advance Associate in the Department of Scheduling and Advance.

Even further back, Pollack held two more positions at Minassian Media, as a Coordinator and then Associate.

Pollack’s LinkedIn reveals her first position in the workforce was as a Membership Intern for the Clinton Global Initiative.

It is not known if Pollack is the same Facebook employee who gave left wing media advanced notice of their intention to ban Jones, Watson, Loomer, and Yiannopoulos, but she has been the primary point of contact for Big League Politics, and she confirmed via email that she is the main person at Facebook who deals with questions surrounding policy enforcement.

Pollack and Facebook also refused to acknowledge or deny an official relationship with the legally embattled Southern Poverty Law Center, even after the SPLC took credit for last week’s censorship. Facebook did, however, deny mapping to the SPLC’s list of “hate figures” to determine who to allow on Facebook.

The fact that Facebook would hire an obviously partisan individual to explain why Jones is a “hate figure” is stunning, especially considering Clinton referred to Jones by name in a 2016 speech slamming President Donald J. Trump and conservatives.

Clinton made the false claim that Jones believes no children died during the atrocious Sandy Hook School Shooting, which saw over 20 elementary school students lose their lives.

Jones responded in 2016, saying “What they’ve done is create a strawman — a fake Alex Jones — and they’re putting words in his mouth.”

It would appear this practice has made its way from Clinton’s campaign to the mainstream media and now into Facebook’s internal mechanisms.

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8Chan Founder is Wanted for ‘Cyberlibel’ for Allegedly Maligning Current Owner of the Free Speech Site

Current 8Chan owner Jim Watkins has accused the site’s founder Fredrick Brennan of “cyberlibel.”

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The Philippines has issued a warrant for the arrest of 8chan founder Fredrick Brennan after the man to whom he sold the controversial free speech website accused him of committing “cyberlibel.”

The Pasig City Regional Trial Court Branch 158 issued a warrant on Wednesday for the arrest of Brennan, his lawyer Alexander Acain Jr. confirmed to CNN Philippines. Acain says he will recommend for his client to return to the Philippines from the United States and post bail but is not sure if Brennan will heed his advice.

These charges have resulted from a complaint made by current 8Chan owner Jim Watkins, who bought the site from Brennan, after Brennan made tweets referring to Watkins as “senile” and “incompetent.” Brennan is being charged under the country’s Cybercrime Prevention Act.

“They are a malicious imputation of senility on the part of [Watkins,] a condition, status or circumstance tending to cause dishonor, discredit or contempt of [him,]” Pasig City Assistant Prosecutor Juliene Raymond Cabanacan said in an eight-page resolution issued on January 2 and received by Brennan’s attorneys last week.

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Brennan, who is disabled and confined to a wheelchair, faces between 6 and 12 years in prison if he is ultimately convicted of the charges. He has become a vocal critic of how Watkins has handled 8Chan since he took full control over the site in 2016.

“I’ve tried to understand so many times why he keeps it going, and I just don’t get it,” Brennan said last year. “After Christchurch, after the Tree of Life shooting, and now after this shooting, they think this is all really funny.”

“Shutting it down, having these chan sites pushed underground, it wouldn’t totally stop these kinds of things from happening. But it wouldn’t happen every few months,” Brennan added.

Watkins, however, has contended that 8Chan is integral in the fight for global free speech and vows to keep the website up in some form to allow anonymous discussion on the Internet to continue.

“It is actually sinister behavior. Ours is one of the last independent companies that offer a place you may write down your thoughts free from having to worry about whether they are offensive to one group or another,” Watkins said after the media blamed 8Chan for enabling mass shootings.

“Power consolidation of the media beginning as radio and TV stations were gobbled up by a few strong and rich companies is now moving at a breakneck pace through the internet. It will effectively silence the masses and leave them with no place to voice their messages,” he added.

8Chan re-branded to 8kun in Nov. 2019 and was restored to the internet after being denied service by their DNS provider Cloudflare, which allows pedophiles to use their services to propagandize about the virtues of raping kids.

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