Category Archives: Google is Evil

When the Google Dream died

Google is throwing itself a hell of a 20th birthday party. And everyone is bringing the gifts.

While the dot com giant puts up celebratory doodles and shows off its original garage headquarters, Attorney General Sessions had already convened 14 state attorney generals to discuss censorship, privacy issues and antitrust issues involving, among other tech monopolies, the cutesy corporation.

Few meetings between Sessions and AGs well to the left, like California’s Xavier Becerra, would have gone as well as this, but big tech monopolies were already controversial on the left, now they’re also being unfriended by Republicans. There’s a growing consensus that they’re just too big and powerful.

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Leak chips away at Google’s secrecy on China

Last month, at Google’s 20th anniversary event, the company’s head of search quickly shut down my question about the firm’s ambitions in China.

We’d heard, thanks to a slew of credible leaks, that the firm was developing a search engine for the country, one that would toe Beijing’s line on censorship.

“Right now all we’ve done is some exploration, but since we don’t have any plans to launch something there’s nothing much I can say about it,” Ben Gomes said.

He was repeating the company line on the project, codenamed Dragonfly, which was made public thanks only to various leaks, some high profile resignations and a petition signed by hundreds of Google employees protesting against the idea.

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‘THE GOOD CENSOR‘: Leaked Google Briefing Admits Abandonment of Free Speech for ‘Safety And Civility‘

An internal company briefing produced by Google and leaked exclusively to Breitbart News argues that due to a variety of factors, including the election of President Trump, the “American tradition” of free speech on the internet is no longer viable.

Despite leaked video footage showing top executives declaring their intention to ensure that the rise of Trump and the populist movement is just a “blip” in history, Google has repeatedly denied that the political bias of its employees filter into its products.

But the 85-page briefing, titled “The Good Censor,” admits that Google and other tech platforms now “control the majority of online conversations” and have undertaken a “shift towards censorship” in response to unwelcome political events around the world.

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Former Google boss launches scathing Silicon Valley attack urging tech giants to end the delusion that it’s making the world a better place

A former Google boss has launched a withering attack on the firm, calling technology giants deluded.

Jessica Powell said she had become tired of defending the company in her role as its top PR chief.

‘This is an industry that takes itself far too seriously, and its own responsibility not seriously enough,’ she added.

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Google Staffers Claim Rigging Was Not Implemented

It wasn’t implemented? Really? On July 26, 2017, I posted this at Jihad Watch: “Google bows to Muslim pressure, changes search results to conceal criticism of Islam and jihad.” In it, I recounted Texas imam Omar Suleiman’s successful effort to compel Google to drop search results about Islam-related terms and topics that reflected negatively upon Islam

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Google Employees Corrupted Their Own Search Engine to Propagandize to Millions

The notion that Google’s search algorithm is biased (explicitly or implicitly) against conservative voices and media outlets is nothing new. President Trump slammed Google for this tendency over the summer when he tweeted a screen shot of the results from a search using the terms “Trump news”.

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Google Employees Sought To Manipulate Search Results To Fight Trump’s Travel Ban: Report

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s travel ban, Google employees reportedly discussed ways to manipulate search results in order to push back against the president’s order.

That’s according to a report from Fox News host and Daily Caller co-founder Tucker Carlson, who obtained emails showing the internal Google discussions about manipulating search results.

Regulation? Breakup? Shut em down?

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Corporate Cult – Google executives sparkle with self-love.

Someone who must have suffered the experience in-person leaked an hour-long video of a Google “TGIF” employee meeting, held just after the 2016 election. The video features Google co-founder Sergey Brin, CEO Sundar Pichai, and numerous other high-ranking figures speaking in funereal tones about Donald Trump’s victory. Brin opens by talking about how “upset” and “sad” most people are. He describes the worries and fears of “minorities, immigrants, women,” and, somewhat preposterously, “people with kids.” As my Power Line colleague John Hinderaker observed, the video offers “much discussion about what Google can do to reverse the benighted world-wide tide exemplified by Brexit and Trump’s election.”

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Hello, Liberals: Can You Spell F-A-S-C-I-S-M?

Remember back in the day, liberals, when you were shocked, shocked at the way the business sector in the Reich just went along with the H-word?  Oh, the outrage!  It just showed that businessmen were really crypto-fascists and should have been right there in the dock with the Nazi leaders at Nuremberg.

I bring this up after being prompted by a reader, who, in the aftermath of the leaked post-election Googler video, wonders how far the current war on conservatives is going to go, how much farther corporations will go with the program of the left, what with credit card companies refusing to do business with “hate” groups – like David Horowitz.  The latest flap is over Amazon delisting titles of the notorious pick-up artist, “Roosh V.”  Remember when liberals were beside themselves over suppression of Henry Miller’s Tropic of Cancer?

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LEAKED VIDEO: Google Leadership‘s Dismayed Reaction to Trump Election

A video recorded by Google shortly after the 2016 presidential election reveals an atmosphere of panic and dismay amongst the tech giant’s leadership, coupled with a determination to thwart both the Trump agenda and the broader populist movement emerging around the globe.

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Twitter Alternative Gab.AI Blocked by Google for ‘Hate Speech’

Google’s approach to hate speech is heavy-handed to say the least.

Google Play Store, the app store for Android cell phones, recently decided to crack down on its hate-speech policy. Recently, Gab.ai, a social media platform that markets itself as an alternative to Twitter, was “suspended and removed” on September 9 from the Google Play Store yet again. That’s because, according to Google, the app “violated the hate speech policy.”

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