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Here Are 10 More Examples of Google Search Results Favorable to Hillary

Tech giant accused of whitewashing autocomplete results

http://freebeacon.com/politics/here-are-10-more-examples-of-google-search-results-favorable-to-hillary/

BY: Brent Scher and Elizabeth Harrington
June 10, 2016 1:30 pm

“Crime” and “indictment” are not the only terms Google is keeping hidden from searches of Hillary Clinton, a Washington Free Beacon analysis finds.

Common search terms associated with Clinton appear to have been scrubbed from Google as the tech giant has been accused of manipulating its autocomplete results to favor the Democratic presidential candidate.

Matt Lieberman of SourceFed released a video showing examples of Google skewing its autocomplete results for Clinton, while other search engines simply display the most searched terms.

“While researching for a wrap-up on the June 7 Presidential Primaries, we discovered evidence that Google may be manipulating autocomplete recommendations in favor of Hillary Clinton,” SourceFed wrote. “If true, this would mean that Google Searches aren’t objectively reflecting what the majority of Internet searches are actually looking for, possibly violating Google’s algorithm.”

For example, when searching Hillary Clinton “cri,” Google finishes the phrase as “crime reform.” On Yahoo, the result is “criminal charges.” On Google’s own trend website, there were not enough searches for Hillary Clinton and “crime reform” to build a graph of the results.

Typing Hillary Clinton and “ind” gives Google users results on Hillary Clinton and Indiana. On Microsoft’s Bing search engine, a user gets Hillary Clinton and “indictment,” yielding results for the FBI investigation into Clinton’s private email server.

Just putting the name “Hillary Clinton” into Google, you are directed towards searches for her “twitter,” “email,” “age,” and “speech.”

Click on above link to read entire article.

 

June 14, 2016 at 8:16 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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BREAKING: EVIDENCE PROVES SOROS & OBAMA Behind Last Night’s DALLAS POLICE MASSACRE!!

July 9, 2016

http://endingthefed.com/breaking-evidence-proves-soros-obama-behind-last-nights-dallas-police-massacre.html

George Soros may have been more involved with Hillary Clinton and President Obama, since the actions of his Black Lives Matter campaign resulted in five police officers being killed and seven injured, including two bystanders. This might be the ultimate conspiracy in getting Hillary Clinton from the media attention, where she was exploited regarding her email scandal.

VIA Viral Freedom

The Obama Administration no longer attempts to camouflage their actions as the events of the past week illustrate. They’re either convinced we’re stupid or they just don’t care what we think any longer.

From Godfather Bill Clinton’s law-breaking meeting with Attorney General Loretta Lynch, to Hillary Clinton publicly bribing Lynch with the promise of on-going employment, to FBI Director James Comey ignoring a century old law, Obama and his staffers now operate with wanton disregard for the rule of law.

The news surrounding the presumed Democratic nominee was becoming too damaging – the one poll taken solely after Comey’s decision showed Trump now leading Clinton by 2 points – rendering wasted the twenty-six million dollars in negative advertising against Donald Trump that the Clinton campaign had spent in June.

Obama knew something was needed to reclaim the narrative after House Republicans exposed the FBI Director yesterday in what appeared to be a complete evisceration of his assertions delivered during his Tuesday morning statement. The longer discussions of Hillary’s emails dominated the headlines the further she was sinking in the polls.

That is why the timing of last night’s massacre of Dallas police and the military orchestration with which it was executed suggests Obama called in a favor from his allies within and without the Black Lives Matter community.

Yesterday Google twittered this from their official account:

Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt is an ardent Obama supporter with their relationship having been consummated after Obama recognized Google’s immense power to influence political debate through their ability to control the flow of information.

A discussion of how Google is able to accomplish this can be found here.

(Warning before going to this website some images on it might be offensive to some and not apropreiate for under age viewers):

http://tothedeathmedia.com/google-is-skynet-skynet-is-google/

Once Obama understood Google’s immense power to influence the political debate the president forged an alliance with Schmidt and Google.

The president accomplished this by ignoring the recommendation of his own FTC staffers who supported bringing a lawsuit against Google for abusive trade practices.

The president even went so far as to provide Google access to an FCC report before it was released to the public. That resulted in 15 pages of policy being stricken because Google executives didn’t like their content.

Even more evidence of Obama’s willingness to accommodate Google in order to gain their favor surfaced when Obama overrode FCC chairman Tom Wheeler on “net neutrality” regulations at the behest of Schmidt.

In return, as researchers for information supportive of alternative news stories who use Google can tell you, the search engine has used their algorithms to bury stories negative to the administration, and to elevate stories, no matter how specious or unimportant, that may be deemed damaging to this administration’s enemies.

So the stage was set for the social justice warriors last night and with the most incredible timing (sarcasm) Black Lives Matter shooters were dispatched to kill police officers and clear this morning’s headlines of Comey, Hillary and her emails. What better than to bring front and center to the American public another chance to advance the Clinton-Obama gun control and racial injustice arguments?

So who funds the increasingly militarized BLM movement? According to Politico it’s “some of the biggest donors on the left.” Democratic financial heavyweights that include Tom Steyer, Paul Egerman, Steve Phillips, Susan Sandler, Rob McKay and George Soros.

Phillips acknowledged the funding was for “shutting down freeways and disrupting rallies.” And they were not disappointed when BLM activists consistently delivered on “disrupting rallies” by bringing violence wherever and whenever Donald Trump appeared.

Coincidentally, Black Lives Matter shut down a California freeway as part of last night’s disruptive actions.

What these donors knew but chose to ignore was the fierce independent nature of the BLM movement and a team of BLM assassins in Dallas unleashed Hell on innocent human beings in a hateful, terrorist action. This forces us to ask the question, why is it we always find the left playing cozy with and funding the terrorists who kill Americans?

Some BLM leaders had met with Obama in December of 2014 but after meeting with President Obama’s Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett as guests at the White House last September leaders of the BLM movement seemed emboldened and became decidedly more intimidating, militant and violent.

Last night Obama’s personal domestic terror wing sprung into action and five law-enforcement officers are dead.

According to all this, it is quite normal for the leftists to sponsor terrorists all over the globe and only innocent lives get caught up in the crossfire.

 

 

July 10, 2016 at 7:22 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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EYE SPY? Google reveals plans to put ‘eyes in machines’ as digital surveillance fears reach boiling point

Campaigners slam tech giant's scheme as 'creepy' and urge Brits to cover up cameras on smartphones and computers

by Jasper Hamill

7th July 2016, 10:58 am

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/1404903/google-reveals-plans-to-put-eyes-in-machines-as-digital-surveillance-fears-reach-boiling-point/" target="_blank">https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/1404903/google-reveals-plans-to-put-eyes-in-machines-as-digital-surveillance-fears-reach-boiling-point/

Google is planning to put “eyes in machines” and boost computers’ ability to automatically recognise people, places or objects.

The tech giant has just revealed plans to purchase a French firm called Moodstocks which builds software capable of working out what’s happening in a photo – a trick called image recognition.

This buyout is likely to conclude within weeks, although it’s not known exactly how much Google paid to buy the company.

“Ever since we started Moodstocks, our dream has been to give eyes to machines by turning cameras into smart sensors able to make sense of their surroundings,” the French firm wrote.

Google said it would use this system to help identity pictures so they can be easily found through a search engine.

But the development is likely to stoke privacy fears, as many people are concerned that allowing computers to “see” like humans will one day enable the construction of a surveillance state in which our every move can be monitored by governments, cops or corporations. The news comes just weeks after it was revealed that Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, tapes over his MacBook camera and microphone.

These fears are now bubbling over into the real world. Earlier this week, a man allegedly threw Molotov cocktails at Google Street View cars parked outside its California headquarters.

In an affadvit, police officers said the man later told them “he felt Google was watching him and that made him upset”.

Renate Samson, president of the campaign group Big Brother Watch, said people should be aware of the surveillance potential of their computers.

“All connected devices now have a camera and microphone in them, often these can be turned off and on without us knowing,” she told The Sun.

“Making these eyes intelligent will be great for identifying random objects and helping our smart devices to become even smarter, but not so good for keeping your personal life personal.

“Many people will find the ability for a machine to see everything we see creepy. Covering the camera on your phone, computer or connected device with some dark tape may be one of the few things we can do to keep ourselves safe from prying eyes in the future.”

Google said its purchase of Moodstocks would make its services “simpler and more useful”.

Vincent Simonet, head of Google’s French research and development centre, wrote: “We have made great strides in terms of visual recognition: now you can search in Google Pictures such as ‘party’ or ‘beach’ and the application will offer you good pictures without you n ‘ have never needed to categorize them manually.

“But there is still much to do in this area. And it is here that Moodstocks intervenes.”

 

 

July 13, 2016 at 4:46 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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Google's self-driving car was just involved in ANOTHER crash

LATEST prang sees driverless vehicle rear-ended by another car - but could it have avoided the accident?

By Michael Moore

PUBLISHED: 16:25, Thu, Aug 4, 2016 | UPDATED: 14:43, Fri, Aug 5, 2016

http://www.express.co.uk/life-style/science-technology/696683/google-self-driving-car-crash-los-angeles-damage

Google's efforts to build a truly self-driving car have suffered another setback after one of its vehicles was caught up in a public crash.

A company test vehicle was involved in a collision in California that left it with damage to its rear end after being hit by another car.

However it seems that, this time at least, the Google car was not to blame.

According to a report from the State of California’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) one of Google's self-driving car was involved in an incident in the city of Los Altos.

Whilst waiting at the intersection of Cuesta Drive and Springer Road, the vehicle was hit from behind by another unidentified vehicle at the speed of seven miles an hour.

The DMV report noted that the Google car, described as a "Google AV" (autonomous vehicle) sustained minor damage to its rear hatch and sensor.

However Google was unable to determine whether the other vehicle (noted as being a Mitsubishi) sustained any damage, as the driver left the scene without exchanging information, although police were notified.

The crash is the latest to involve one of Google's cars since the company started testing its fleet on the public roads surrounding its Mountain View headquarters in California.

Earlier this year, another of the company's vehicles was involved in another collision when it drove into the side of a bus after being confused by its surroundings.

The accident in February happened when the Google car was aiming to turn off a major street when it detected sand bags around a storm drain at the intersection.

In trying to move around this obstruction, the car switched lanes and struck the bus, which was traveling at the breakneck speed of 15mph.

The car's test driver - who under state law must be in the front seat to grab the wheel when needed - thought the bus would yield and did not have control before the collision, Google said.

Google cars have been involved in nearly a dozen collisions in or around Mountain View since starting to test on city streets in the spring of 2014.

In most cases, Google's cars were rear-ended, and no one has been seriously injured.

 

 

 

August 7, 2016 at 2:03 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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Google Hides Popular Hillary Clinton Health Searches

by Lucas Nolan30 Aug 2016

http://www.breitbart.com/tech/2016/08/30/google-hides-popular-hillary-clinton-health-searches/

Recent search engine results indicate Google, whose CEO is a supporter of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, is suppressing negative search results about the Democratic party’s presidential nominee.

Searches for “Hillary Clinton’s he-” across three different search engines provide quite different results. When searched on Google, the first suggested searches provided are “Hillary Clinton’s headquarters,” “Hillary Clinton’s health plan,” and “Hillary Clinton’s healthcare plan.”

Search results on Bing return the suggestions, “Hillary Clinton’s health,” “Hillary Clinton’s health issues,” and “Hillary Clinton’s health and weight,” while search results on Yahoo return the suggestions, “Hillary Clinton’s health problems,” Hillary Clinton’s health,” and “Hillary Clinton’s health issues.”

Earlier in August, New York Times tech columnist Farhad Manjoo called on Google to “fix” search results related to Clinton’s health. “Google should fix this. It shouldn’t give quarter to conspiracy theorists,” he tweeted.

This isn’t the first time that Google has been accused of favouring one presidential candidate over another. In June, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange accused Google of being “directly engaged in Hillary Clinton’s campaign.” Later that month a video was released proving that Google was altering search results in favour of the Democratic Presidential nominee.

Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt runs a pro-Clinton digital group called The Groundwork which directly focuses on Clinton’s digital media presence.

Lucas Nolan is a conservative who regularly contributes articles on censorship and free speech to Breitbart. Follow him on Twitter@LucasNolan_ or email him at lucas@yiannopoulos.net

 

 

August 30, 2016 at 6:18 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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YouTube to ‘Fight Trolls’ by Hiring Army of Trolls to Delete Videos They Disagree With

Google-owned network slammed for new lurch towards political censorship

Paul Joseph Watson - September 23, 2016

http://www.infowars.com/youtube-to-fight-trolls-by-hiring-army-of-trolls-to-delete-videos-they-disagree-with/

YouTube is set to ‘fight the trolls’ by giving an army of trolls the power to mass flag and delete content with which they disagree, opening the door to brazen political censorship in a move that has been slammed by numerous prominent YouTubers.

In a video posted this week, YouTube announced its “Heroes” program, which turns censorship into a game by allowing users to earn points and ascend to new levels. Once a user reaches the higher levels, they are given the power to report “inappropriate” videos, “mass flag” videos and delete comments.

The video features a cartoon portrayal of someone mass flagging videos for deletion via a dashboard.

The policy is so unpopular that it has received over 415,000 ‘thumbs down’ compared with just over 7,000 ‘thumbs up’. The backlash was so vitriolic that YouTube has disabled the comments on the video.

YouTube is apparently unaware of the fact that although censoring the Internet in countries like North Korea is tolerated, it’s extremely unpopular in the west.

The policy follows hot on the heels of another hugely unpopular move (http://www.infowars.com/youtube-declares-war-on-politically-incorrect-opinions/) by the Google-owned company – the de-monetization of any content deemed “controversial or sensitive” – a policy which is clearly designed to disincentivize YouTubers rom making “offensive” or politically incorrect videos.

YouTube’s crowd sourcing of censorship is not far removed from Communist China’s Orwellian “social credit” system (http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-china-34592186), which tasks citizens with policing each other’s behavior online via a snitch program that ranks their trustworthiness.

Social justice warriors are already salivating at the prospect of mass flagging my videos for deletion under the new program.

“If YouTube approves me for Heroes, I am scorch-earthing every one of these pathetic racist ass videos off the face of the planet. Make them while you can,” one of them commented on my video about the riots in Charlotte.

Several prominent YouTubers, with millions of collective subscribers, have already made videos denouncing the program, the best of which can be viewed below.

 

 

 

September 23, 2016 at 5:31 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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GOOGLE blacklists Natural News… removes 140,000 pages from its index… “memory holes” Natural News investigative articles on vaccines, pharma corruption, fraudulent science and more

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by: Mike Adams

http://www.naturalnews.com/2017-02-22-google-blacklists-natural-news-removes-140000-pages-from-its-index-memory-holes-natural-news-investigative-articles.html

(Natural News) Late last week, I received a direct threat that warned if I did not take steps to destroy Alex Jones and InfoWars, I would be targeted for destruction in a campaign of smears, censorship and defamation.

Instead of giving in to the enemy, I refused to take the bait and went public with details of the threat, warning everyone in the new media that sinister forces were now being pursued to undermine and silence every anti-establishment (and pro-Trump) voice on the internet.

True to form, today the entire Natural News website has been blacklisted by Google, entirely without warning. This is just one of many censorship events that have all taken place over the last few days:

• Last weekend, damning videos were leaked in a focused effort to take out Milo Yiannopoulos, a former Breitbart News editor and gay conservative who has openly supported President Trump. Milo was hit with an attack wave of “opposition research” and was forced to resign from Breitbart on Monday, citing the “cynical media witch hunt” that brought him down.

• Yesterday, InfoWars was blackballed by AdRoll.com, an online advertising distribution company. According to Alex Jones, the blacklisting by AdRoll will cost InfoWars $3 million in annual revenues, possibly causing InfoWars to abandon plans of opening a Washington D.C. bureau to cover the Trump administration with real news (instead of the fake news from CNN and elsewhere).

• The Shopify e-commerce platform was aggressively threatened by organized Leftists to dump the Breitbart online store and thereby deny revenues to Breitbart. Shopify’s CEO refused to kow-tow to the intimidation and censorship and has maintained a “neutral” position on political issues, focusing on running e-commerce platforms for everyone.

• Today, Natural News has been hit by Google, which has blacklisted the entire Natural News domain and removed over 140,000 pages from its index. The take down of Natural News happened this morning, and it follows a pattern of censorship we’re seeing being leveled against other pro-Trump websites. Google sent no warning whatsoever to our “webmaster tools” email address on file with them. The shut off of Natural News was clearly driven by a human decision, not an algorithm. We’re currently attempting to determine Google’s claimed justification for censoring our entire website, and we hope to have NaturalNews.com restored in Google’s index.

Some of the news now being censored by Google includes our laboratory testing of the U.S. water supply, where we conducted laboratory testing to discover that 6.7% of municipal water is contaminated with toxic metals. Google has also blacklisted our announcement of free laboratory testing services for Native American water supplies impacted by oil pipeline leaks. Also blacklisted is our exclusive coverage of the GlaxoSmithKline criminal indictment by the U.S. Justice Dept. and our interview with the whistleblower who helped achieved a record $3 billion settlement with the criminal drug company.

Apparently, Google believes the public should no longer have access to these investigative journalism articles… and 139,997 more articles that cover activism, science frauds, drug industry criminality, political corruption and more. You are witnessing a modern-day book burning by the internet Gestapo that now decides what knowledge you’re never allowed to access… especially because much of that knowledge can help set humanity free.

 

 

February 23, 2017 at 12:51 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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Professor: Google Home Device Could Allow Government to Listen in on Private Conversations

A surveillance bug in your home?

Paul Joseph Watson | Infowars.com - March 28, 2017

https://www.infowars.com/professor-google-home-device-could-allow-government-to-listen-in-on-private-conversations/" target="_blank">https://www.infowars.com/professor-google-home-device-could-allow-government-to-listen-in-on-private-conversations/

A professor at the University of Texas thinks that “mission creep” could one day lead to the government listening in on private conversations in people’s homes via the new Google Home device.

Google Home is a newly launched wi-fi connected “smart speaker” that responds to voice commands with relevant information via a virtual speaking assistant. The device is a rival to Amazon Echo, which performs many of the same functions.

According to Dr. Philip Doty, associate dean of the School of Information at the University of Texas, privacy advocates are right to be concerned, especially in light of revelations that the CIA allegedly hacked Samsung Smart TVs to record private conversations.

“We now have a third party presence which not only can listen to us but can record us and share that information with retail giants, with third party information brokers and potentially with government,” Professor Doty told KXAN.

Doty added that there was “some rationale” for describing the devices as “surveillance robots”.

Patrick Moorhead of Austin-based Moor Insights and Strategy said he “believes” Google when the company says it promises to only listen for key words and “delete all of the other conversations they happen to overhear.”

However, Professor Doty said he didn’t believe that promise and “mission creep” could lead Google and Amazon to change their privacy policies in the future.

“Even if they were the best of actors, it would be difficult to resist the temptation to gather more and more information about us,” he said.

Another video posted to YouTube shows a user asking Google Home about the CIA, to which the device responds with a long rambling message which states, “No government entity, US or otherwise, has direct access to our user’s information. Respect for the privacy and security of data you store with Google underpins our approach to producing data in response to legal requests. You can learn more in Google’s transparency report.”

According to the “Data security & privacy” policy that applies to Google Home, “Google stores data about our conversations on its servers, which reside in its data centers.”

Under the sub-heading Is Google Home recording all of my conversations?, the document states, “Google Home listens in short (a few seconds) snippets for the hotword. Those snippets are deleted if the hotword is not detected.”

However, given the revelations about Samsung TVs, to take these promises at face value seems absurdly naive.

Back in 2013, former CIA director General David Petraeus admitted that the “Internet of things” was a transformational boon for “clandestine tradecraft”.

In other words, it would soon be easier than ever before for the government to keep tabs on the population since everything they use will be connected to the web, negating the need for spies to directly plant a bug in someone’s home.

 

March 28, 2017 at 5:23 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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Google Issues Ultimatum to Conservative Website: Remove 'Hateful' Article or Lose Ad Revenue

By Tyler O'Neil August 31, 2017

On Tuesday evening, Google sent a conservative website an ultimatum: remove one of your articles, or lose the ability to make ad revenue on your website. The website was strong-armed into removing the content, and then warned that the page was "just an example and that the same violations may exist on other pages of this website."

"Yesterday morning, we received a very bizarre letter from Google issuing us an ultimatum," Shane Trejo, media relations director of the Republican Liberty Caucus of Michigan, wrote on The Liberty Conservative. "Either we were to remove a particular article or see all of our ad revenues choked off in an instant. This is the newest method that Big Brother is using to enforce thought control."

The ultimatum came in the form of an email from Google's ad placement service AdSense. The email specifically listed an article on The Liberty Conservative's site, stating that the article violated AdSense's policies.


"As stated in our program policies, Google ads may not be placed on pages that contain content that: Threatens or advocates harm on oneself or others; Harasses, intimidates or bullies an individual or group of individuals; Incites hatred against, promotes discrimination of, or disparages an individual or group on the basis of their race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, age, nationality, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or other characteristic that is associated with systemic discrimination or marginalization," the email stated.

The email warned The Liberty Conservative that it must either remove ads from that page, or "modify or remove the violating content to meet our AdSense policies."

"Please be aware that if additional violations are accrued, ad serving may be disabled to the website listed above," the AdSense email warned. "Please be aware that the URL above is just an example and that the same violations may exist on other pages of this website or other sites that you own."

Trejo argued that the article Google specified "contained no offensive content." Rather, it "was merely distinguishing the many differences between the alt-right and literal Nazis."

The Liberty Conservative writer suggested that the article was singled out because it was written by former Liberty Conservative contributor James Allsup. Allsup was involved in the "Unite the Right" riot (which Trejo described as a "rally-turned-riot") in Charlottesville, Va. Trejo said the article was targeted because "it was authored by a man deemed to be an 'unperson' by the corporate elite."

"Due to financial constraints, we had to comply with Google's strong-arming tactics for the time being," Trejo admitted. "An independent publisher such as The Liberty Conservative needs revenue from the Google ad platform in order to survive."

Click above link to read entire article.

 

September 1, 2017 at 1:40 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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YouTube suspends, deletes Pamela Geller video archive

September 25, 2017

By Thomas Lifson

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2017/09/youtube_suspends_deletes_pamela_geller_video_archive.html#ixzz4thShigoD

A major video archive created by one of the leading critics of creeping sharia has disappeared from YouTube, which functions as a de facto standard reference library for video content in the digital age.

Pamela Geller writes:

YouTube has deleted my account. Why? Ask the leftist authoritarians. I haven't a clue.

I have been posting videos to YouTube since 2006.Over a thousand videos of rallies, events, interviews and the like. Now my account has been deleted, suspended – poof! Gone.

All that history – gone. Like Aamon Goeth said before he deleted the Warsaw Ghetto, "They never happened. Today is history."

Months ago, YouTube demonetized my videos. Last month, YouTube blocked me from posting videos because of a video I posted in 2007. The video was up ten years without incident, but suddenly it warranted a suspension?

Left-wing corporate managers have declared war on our freedoms.

There is much more about the digital robber barons (who grabbed vital digital real estate because it was there for the taking) who are suppressing Pamela's voice. Please do read up on what Facebook is doing. Click here.

YouTube is a subsidiary of Alphabet, Inc., the corporate umbrella created by the founders of Google to cover their vast empire. When Google became Alphabet, the former slogan of that startup-gone-behemoth, "Don't be evil," disappeared. It now seems that the end of the prohibition is being actualized in practice.

September 25, 2017 at 1:14 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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The engineer fired for his memo about women in tech is suing Google for discrimination

JULIE BORT

Jan 8th 2018 4:41PM

https://www.aol.com/article/finance/2018/01/08/the-engineer-fired-for-his-memo-about-women-in-tech-is-suing-google-for-discrimination/23327877/

James Damore, the engineer that Google fired in August for writing a memo suggesting women are less interested in tech because of their biology, has filed a lawsuit against Google.

Damore is alleging that conservative white men are discriminated against at Google and that his firing was retribution against him for his political views. The suit was filed in Santa Clara Superior Court in Northern California.

Political affiliation is a protected class in many states.

But the lawsuit is seeking class action status and wants to represent more than just this one class, Damore's lawyers, Harmeet Dhillon, a partner with the Dhillon Law Group in San Francisco told Business Insider. Dhillon and her law team were out canvassing for people to join as plaintiffs against the class action suit.

So far, another Google engineer named David Gudeman who left in December, 2016, is also a plaintiff, reports Techcrunch.

To recap: Damore's memo caused a firestorm for implying that biology was one reason for the lack of women in tech. Damore also argued that it was a lack of tolerance of diverse political viewpoints that needed to change.

After he was fired, he became a cult hero of the political right. His lawyer,Dhillon, is the former chairwoman of the Republican Party in San Francisco.

This story is developing.

January 8, 2018 at 6:16 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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YouTube to Begin Flagging ‘Government Funded’ Videos to Fight Propaganda


http://www.breitbart.com/tech/2018/02/05/youtube-to-begin-flagging-government-funded-videos-to-fight-propaganda/

by Lucas Nolan5 Feb 2018

YouTube will reportedly begin flagging videos that are published by groups that receive government funding.

The Hill reports that video streaming platform YouTube plans to begin flagging videos that are published by government-funded groups in efforts to fight propaganda on the website. It’s expected that a small label will be attached to certain videos to let viewers know that the video was funded by a government organization. YouTube News Senior Product Manager Geoff Samek commented on the new update saying, “News is an important and growing vertical for us and we want to be sure to get it right, helping to grow news and support news publishers on YouTube in a responsible way.”

Samek continued, “This notice on publishers receiving public or government funding, though still in its early stages, not only carries forward our work in this area through 2017, but represents one of many more steps we will take throughout 2018 to improve how we deliver news content on YouTube.” It seems that YouTube is just one of the many tech companies being pressured to provide greater transparency in relation to who is funding content on their platform in the wake of the 2016 election.

Some are not so happy with YouTube’s latest move. A spokesperson for American broadcaster PBS said in a statement to the Washington Post, “Labeling PBS a ‘publicly funded broadcaster’ is both vague and misleading,” they continued, “PBS and its member stations receive a small percentage of funding from the federal government; the majority of funding comes from private donations. More importantly, PBS is an independent, private, not-for-profit corporation, not a state broadcaster. YouTube’s proposed labeling could wrongly imply that the government has influence over PBS content, which is prohibited by statute. If YouTube’s intent is to create clarity and better understanding, this is a step in the wrong direction.”


MY Comment Concerning This Article:

YouTube does not have a positive track record when it comes to conservative right, Messianic/Yahudiym and Christian opinion on its site. More then likely what YouTube will do is censor conservative right religious videos like they have been doing all along and continue to allow the far left immoral, violent Muslim videos with no problem. So I wouldn’t hold your breath for YouTube to do an unbiased job.

YouTube has censored my YouTube channel from allowing people to find it easily. I use to get several visits a day on my channel and now I might get one or two year.

February 7, 2018 at 6:38 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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