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Think Google Controls The News?
It’s Worse Than You Think,
Experts Say

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Posted By: Imright, 8/6/2019 4:17:47 PM

As Silicon Valley seeks to enhance its control over the news consumers are able to view in the lead-up to 2020, experts say many publications are actively shaping their coverage to stay in “Big Tech’s” good graces. Publications that please the companies are rewarded with more exclusive scoops, better technical support and an elevated search-engine ranking, allowing them to reach more readers. “When is the last time you saw an op-ed in The Washington Post that was deeply critical of Facebook or Google? When is the last time you saw Axios or Politico quote a tech whistleblower in a favorable light?”

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Reply 1 - Posted by: M2 8/6/2019 4:27:08 PM (No. 144565)
So Big Brother isn’t fictional after all?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Ming 8/6/2019 4:42:16 PM (No. 144578)
Seal Team 6, Mr. President. Just a thought.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: bpl40 8/6/2019 4:52:22 PM (No. 144585)
Break 'em up. Or Shut them down.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Edgelady 8/6/2019 5:00:43 PM (No. 144593)
Avoid the whole mess and use Duck Duck Go -- amazing the results you get on a search that don't come up on google.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: davew 8/6/2019 5:05:13 PM (No. 144596)
As a commercial business Google can control its content and censor people it deems have violated its policies without violating any First Amendment rights which only apply to government. They may be stupid to fire really good conservative engineers but unless their actions can be shown in court to be discriminatory under federal law they are free to do so. Like every company I know of everybody signs NDA agreements and other docs that state that you can't talk to the press or post negative information about the company without prior review and approval. Whistle-blowers of course violate these agreements and should be protected under law but this is usually only taken seriously when there are criminal or fraud accusations involved. Political disputes are not usually protected.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: curious1 8/6/2019 5:15:33 PM (No. 144602)
#5, not when they were granted their position's protection in the market by the government by claiming to be only a platform provider (section 230 of commo decency act) and not responsible as a publisher for content to avoid lawsuits. They are actively playing with their content and deserve the massive class-action lawsuits they are facing and many more, besides. They don't get to have it both ways. And they need to be shutdown for the way they've been behaving, since they clearly aren't just platform providers. Fakebook and twitty fall into the same boat. Maybe 5AM raids by the fibbies on their ceos and board members (will being filmed) are in order? After all, 'progressives' (aka commis/socialists/leftards) think that is just fine, so they shouldn't complain.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: bad-hair 8/6/2019 5:29:44 PM (No. 144617)
Whether it's Google or Facebook. My wife is a fan of fresh water tropical fish. Clubs used to trade fish on Facebook. This is important because fish bred and raised by local hobbyists are disease free and usually very good example of their species, whereas commercially sold fish can be a disaster. They've all been banned from Facebook for selling/trading tropical fish. If these A-holes pay attention closely enough to mess with fish hobbyists, how much power do they have over your hobby/interests/political views/ life? Personally I don't Facebook or any of it.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: stablemoney 8/6/2019 5:47:12 PM (No. 144631)
Google may steer wherever it likes. I disregard and steer my own way.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: The Remnants 8/6/2019 6:52:16 PM (No. 144684)
I saw a high level Google employee being questioned by Senator Ted Cruz in some hearing, and, if I heard correctly, the employee said that Google employs hundreds of thousands of people all over the world. So then, Google is a globalist company and The President is not a globalist and that is why they do not like him. And I would presume that there is not necessarily a high proportion of employees who are familiar with the Judeo-Christian culture and that is why we see some bias in this area as well.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: JL80863 8/6/2019 8:29:52 PM (No. 144744)
The amount of evil that google does is being reveled each day. We broke up the world's best telecommunications company and they did nothing as onerous as google for crying out loud. Break them up. Now!
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Lawsy0 8/6/2019 10:38:55 PM (No. 144854)
There is no such thing as inside baseball, either.
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