Google chief executive Sundar Pichai is in the hot seat on Capitol Hill tomorrow. But it will also be a test for lawmakers.
"[I]f major tech corporations continue to effectively ignore substantiated cries of viewpoint suppression – intentional or not, algorithmic or human – then I believe it's time for a remedy." @DrJerryJohnson
Google's creation of a censored search engine for China, known as "Project Dragonfly," is proof China has made "successful efforts to recruit Western companies to their information control efforts," said @MarkWarner.
Senator-elect @HawleyMO (R-Mo.) has been very vocal about his intent to hold tech titans to account on issues of censorship.
Today marks the first anniversary @NRBAssociation's Internet Freedom Watch. Viewpoint censorship is growing, but so is the recognition of the problem. Look for a major announcement Monday about our next steps in countering censorship of Christian and conservative viewpoints.
"I call it Google Surveillance and Advertising, L.L.C.," @DrREpstein told PJ Media. "Surveillance is what they do and advertising is how they make their money."
A second warning beneath the obscured image of Santa on bended knee, reverentially adoring the Christ Child states, "This photo was automatically covered so you can decide if you want to see it."
"The Creepy Line" makes a compelling case that a small number of people at a few Silicon Valley companies have tremendous power to do creepy things.
This is where we are with social media censorship...
I shared an article on Facebook about our African Culture of Life & protection of the unborn. Facebook completely censored it bcos it “goes against FB community standards”.
Here’s a link to the article:https://t.co/S9rFcn8ThC
With Google "there's no transparency, there's no accountability. It's a more ambitious kind of surveillance than that of the Chinese government," @DrREpstein tells @Tyler2ONeil.
Google employees wrote an open letter calling for the company to cancel Project Dragonfly, an effort to create a censored search engine in China.
So what do we have here? Looks like a monopoly scheming to use its market power to silence news & viewpoints it doesn’t like. Starting to see a pattern here. https://t.co/Up1KyJDXeN
Communications obtained by TheDCNF show that internal Google discussions went beyond expressing remorse over Clinton's loss to actually discussing ways Google could prevent Trump from winning again.
Twitter has made it quite clear ... it's in the business of silencing conservative voices and exiling anyone who deviates from the new political-religious orthodoxy.
I'm not about to sacrifice truth and science and personal integrity in order to comply with an increasingly radical social agenda.
Social media companies got rich w/ legal protections that proclaimed them only to be dumb platforms, only to turn around & behave like publishers when conservatives started using their platform to share information that they didn't approve of
To satisfy progressive standards on issues beyond the cause of transgenderism, the social media publisher will ultimately have to purge almost all conservative speech.
The scheduled Dec. 5 hearing before the House Judiciary Committee, confirmed by 3 sources familiar with the plan but not authorized to speak on record, comes in response to some Republicans who claim that Google is biased against conservatives.
Only after the increased attention from Congress did Twitter reinstate @JesseKellyDC’s account — and without any explanation.