Brighteon Media sues Google, Facebook, Twitter, NewsGuard, Homeland Security, Department of Defense, Global Engagement Center, ISD and others for globally-coordinated government-funded censorship collusion against Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, Natural News and Brighteon
05/27/2024 // Mike Adams // Views

Memorial Day, 2024: On the same day that we honor our ancestors and fallen soldiers who fought for the fundamental freedoms upon which our constitutional republic is based, we are filing suit against an array of Big Tech platforms, overseas NGOs and Big Government departments, all of which we assert have been deliberately weaponized to silence the free speech of Americans.

The lawsuit, filed in Federal court -- the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas (Austin Division) -- explains, "The United States has been helping identify, pay for, and facilitate private corporations’ suppression of Americans' free speech." The suit presents conclusive evidence that reveals U.S. government departments specifically naming Brighteon, Natural News and the Health Ranger for censorship targeting.

The lawsuit is filed as civil action 24-cv-00576, filed on 5/27/2024. It can be viewed at this link on Natural News servers.

The complaint lays out the global coordination of a vast censorship industrial complex involving government entities, Big Tech platforms and private NGOs such as the Institute for Strategic Dialogue, the Global Disinformation Index, and other similar entities. The suit also references ten "Joe Doe" defendants whose identities shall be revealed during discovery.

See the interview with attorney Jeffrey Greyber and expert consultant Jason Fyk at this link on

US government engaged in "censorship laundering" to silence the speech of Americans

In summary, the lawsuit asserts that the United States government, in violation of the United States Constitution, engaged in "censorship laundering" by colluding with (and helped fund) overseas organizations whose censorship directives were adopted by tech platforms to selectively silence the speech of certain Americans.

Human knowledge is under attack! Governments and powerful corporations are using censorship to wipe out humanity's knowledge base about nutrition, herbs, self-reliance, natural immunity, food production, preparedness and much more. We are preserving human knowledge using AI technology while building the infrastructure of human freedom. Use our decentralized, blockchain-based, uncensorable free speech platform at Explore our free, downloadable generative AI tools at Brighteon.AI. Support our efforts to build the infrastructure of human freedom by shopping at, featuring lab-tested, certified organic, non-GMO foods and nutritional solutions.

The speech targeted by this large censorship complex included:

- Speech favorable to Donald J. Trump.

- Speech critical of Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton or Trump's political adversaries.

- Speech that questions official COVID narratives, including demands for mandatory vaccines, masking, social distancing and forced quarantine measures, all of which have since been shown to lack rigorous scientific merit.

- Speech that promotes concepts of nutrition, natural medicine, herbal remedies, superfoods or food self-reliance such as home gardening, raw milk, permaculture and seed saving.

Jason Fyk, an expert consultant on the case, summarizes the severity and importance of this lawsuit as follows: "If we don't stop this, America will fall. That's the reality we must now accept."

Here's a quote I'm offering about this lawsuit, which can be freely used and attributed to me by any media:

"This lawsuit exhaustively documents and exposes the globally coordinated censorship industrial complex that has been unconstitutionally deployed against the American people, in direct violation of the First Amendment. It showcases the vast array of global players involved in 'censorship laundering,' including complicit Big Tech platforms such as Google and Facebook, powerful government institutions such as the Department of Defense, and overseas NGOs which maliciously engaged in the selective silencing of the speech of Americans, based entirely on the content of their speech."

X (formerly Twitter) is named in the suit due to Twitter's ongoing shadowbanning of the @HealthRanger account and its continued banning of any mention of video links in Twitter posts.

The First Amendment of the Bill of Rights of the Constitution of the United States guarantees the right of free speech for all Americans, including speech that others may find offensive or distasteful. There is no power granted to the federal government that gives it the right to blacklist the voices of Americans merely because the government decides that it disagrees with such speech. Furthermore, using overseas NGOs or tech corporations as proxies does not absolve the federal government of its duty to protect and guarantee the First Amendment rights of all Americans.

As the lawsuit documents, the United States government used technically-enhanced powers intended to surveil or limit the speech of overseas terrorists and weaponized those powers against the American people, targeting millions of everyday Americans who were stating things the government did not want to be seen or heard. The weaponization of the government against the free speech liberties of the American people is precisely what the First Amendment was intended to prevent, and overturning this gross abuse of government/corporate collusion is exactly what this lawsuit is intended to achieve.

The following graphic summarizes some of the ties between US government departments, various NGOs and Big Tech platforms, all colluding to silence myself, Natural News, Brighteon and other related publishing properties, causing many years of direct financial harm, a substantial loss of audience and a lifetime of reputation damage:

In effect, through this mechanism, the United States federal government sought to utterly destroy myself and the various platforms in which I engage the public in free speech. Today's lawsuit gives notice to the government, Big Tech platforms and all involved NGOs that they will be held responsible for the extensive damage they have willfully inflicted, and that we will stand for the right of all Americans to speak freely, even if such speech criticizes government or corporate interests.

About the plaintiffs:

Brighteon Media, Inc. is the owner of Brighteon online free speech platforms, including,, Brighteon University (, and Brighteon.AI. Founded on free speech principles, Brighteon tends to attract voices which are censored on other platforms. These tend to be voices that advocate principles of liberty, freedom and honesty, all of which the United States federal government vehemently oppose.

Webseed, Inc. is the operator of and other web publishing properties, founded with a strong focus on health freedom, nutrition, food safety, disease prevention through nutrition and alternative medicine. Other web properties held by Webseed, Inc. include and

Mike Adams, aka the "Health Ranger," is an award-winning investigative writer, leading technology maverick, patent holder, mass spec lab director and outspoken advocate of both nutrition and health freedom. He is the author of the bestselling book, "Food Forensics," and is the author of Survival Nutrition ( and many other books and audio programs. For at least ten years, Adams has been targeted with false smears, blacklisting and even financial deplatforming, and is widely considered one of the pioneers of alternative media in America. Adams is a published mass spec food scientist with two patents covering cesium-137 radioisotope decontamination of the human digestive tract, and the removal of toxic heavy metals from foods. He is also the director of the non-profit Consumer Wellness Center ( and leads the CWC data science team in the development of "Neo" AI language models which are freely distributed to the public via Brighteon.AI.


Jeffrey L. Greyber, Esq.

[email protected]


Boca Raton, FL

Mike Adams (aka the "Health Ranger") is the founding editor of, a best selling author (#1 best selling science book on called "Food Forensics"), an environmental scientist, a patent holder for a cesium radioactive isotope elimination invention, a multiple award winner for outstanding journalism, a science news publisher and influential commentator on topics ranging from science and medicine to culture and politics.

Mike Adams also serves as the lab science director of an internationally accredited (ISO 17025) analytical laboratory known as CWC Labs. There, he was awarded a Certificate of Excellence for achieving extremely high accuracy in the analysis of toxic elements in unknown water samples using ICP-MS instrumentation.

In his laboratory research, Adams has made numerous food safety breakthroughs such as revealing rice protein products imported from Asia to be contaminated with toxic heavy metals like lead, cadmium and tungsten. Adams was the first food science researcher to document high levels of tungsten in superfoods. He also discovered over 11 ppm lead in imported mangosteen powder, and led an industry-wide voluntary agreement to limit heavy metals in rice protein products.

Adams has also helped defend the rights of home gardeners and protect the medical freedom rights of parents. Adams is widely recognized to have made a remarkable global impact on issues like GMOs, vaccines, nutrition therapies, human consciousness.

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