Raw Story: White House completely scrubbed official website of Executive Order creating Kris Kobach’s #StopVoterFraud commission

Raw Story: White House completely scrubbed official website of Executive Order creating Kris Kobach’s #StopVoterFraud commission. “President Donald Trump’s administrated deleted from their official government website the Presidential Executive Order establishing the so-called voter fraud commission.”

Dept of the Interior: Records Destruction Request (AltGov2)

AltGov 2: Dept of the Interior: Records Destruction Request. “As part of the standard process of determining when federal agencies can destroy their documents, the Department of the Interior is asking for permission to destroy massive amounts of existing and future records, as well as keeping other records permanently.”

Washington Post: The Trump administration is suing California to quash its new net neutrality law

Washington Post: The Trump administration is suing California to quash its new net neutrality law. “The Trump administration said Sunday it will sue California in an effort to block what some experts have described as the toughest net neutrality law ever enacted in the United States, setting up a high-stakes legal showdown over the future of the Internet.”

Daily Beast: The Strange Disappearance of LGBT Content From Federal Websites

Daily Beast: The Strange Disappearance of LGBT Content From Federal Websites. “One of the first things LGBT advocates noticed after the inauguration of Donald Trump was what happened to the White House’s LGBT rights website—namely, it vanished. That removal—as Snopes and other fact-checkers noted—was part of a more general archiving of material from the Obama White House. But it was telling still, as the Washington Post observed, that the incoming presidential administration ‘did not choose to include anything about the LGBT community’ on its new web presence.”

Business Insider: The White House is considering an an antitrust investigation into ‘online platform bias’ at Google and Facebook

Business Insider: The White House is considering an an antitrust investigation into ‘online platform bias’ at Google and Facebook. “The White House has drafted a text of a proposed executive order for President Donald Trump that would trigger an antitrust investigation into Google and Facebook, according to Bloomberg.”

USA Today: Google employees discussed changing search results after Trump travel ban

USA Today: Google employees discussed changing search results after Trump travel ban. “Google employees debated ways to alter search results to direct users to pro-immigration organizations and to contact lawmakers and government agencies after President Donald Trump’s immigration travel ban against predominantly Muslim countries.”

Quartz: The White House’s website deleted the whole archive of its daily newsletters

Quartz: The White House’s website deleted the whole archive of its daily newsletters. “American citizens can get daily updates on the government directly from the White House’s ‘1600 Daily’ newsletter, which was launched in March 2017. The newsletter shares daily updates from the White House, together with a feed of positive news about Donald Trump’s administration… The past issues of the newsletters used to be accessible online, but those pages have been taken down in connection with a White House site redesign in December 2017, according to a report from the Web Integrity Project (WIP) of the Sunlight Foundation, a bipartisan organization focused on government accountability and transparency, released today (Sept. 13).”