Censorship is "...the suppression of free speech, public communication or other information which may be considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, politically incorrect or inconvenient as determined by governments, media outlets, authorities or other groups or institutions." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Censorship
Have a read of this:
I looked it up and... it didn't happen. But as I researched, I went down a fake news rabbit hole. Site after site picked up the false story and if you search, the odds are you'd think it's true. "Everybody" is saying it.
But in this case it ends practically with pitchforks and torches, people justifying their hatred on what they think are verifiable facts. Then, we think the worst of these folks, like how can they be so misguided, but that's exactly it, a fairly organized program of misinformation that just feeds on itself.
He goes on to add:
Now it seems we can't tell the difference between what is "real" and what is "fake". Is it a good thing to have someone else decide for us? And if we agree to that, and the door starts to open, what or who will keep it from opening wider?