Rep. Jim Jordan Accuses Democrats of Excluding GOP from Tech Hearing

TechWatch
July 8th, 2020 5:23 PM

A major hearing approaches with Big Tech CEO’s Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook and Sundar Pichai in the hot seat. Republicans claim they were not invited. "We hope that this incident was simply a misunderstanding and not an intentional Democrat effort to exclude Republicans and then misrepresent our views to the companies," House Judiciary Committee ranking member Jim Jordan (R-OH)…

Trump Limit on Visas to Protect U.S. Jobs Enrages Big Tech

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June 23rd, 2020 4:15 PM

President Donald Trump’s signed proclamation to halt visas that import foreign workers has enraged Big Tech leaders. Apparently diversity and cheap labor are more important to them than aiding American workers during an unprecedented economic crisis.

Go Fact Yourself!: Google ‘Bringing Fact Check’ to Google Images

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June 23rd, 2020 12:30 PM

Google has an infamous history of censoring conservatives, and now it has claimed that it will bring fact-checking to Google images. Google will soon start fact-checking photos and videos in an effort to ensure that people "have access to critical context about the information⁠ — and now images ⁠— they encounter online."  Google Group Product Manager Harris Cohen wrote a brief…

Don, Jr. Calls for IMMEDIATE Subpoena of Google CEO Sundar Pichai

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June 17th, 2020 3:02 PM

Donald Trump, Jr. declared war on the world’s biggest search engine after it reportedly demonetized Zerohedge and The Federalist. “The GOP Senate needs to wake up & IMMEDIATELY subpoena & haul in the CEO of @Google for questioning,” Don, Jr. tweeted on June 16. He condemned Google as an “out of control monopoly, with a leftwing political agenda, engaging in a clear campaign to…

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Tucker, Guest Torch Google, NBC for Trying to Censor The Federalist

June 16th, 2020 10:21 PM

NBC News continued its streak of lacking journalistic integrity, principles, or basic values of civility and truth on Tuesday, working with a far-left so-called fact-checking group to lobby Google to demonetize The Federalist and Zero Hedge from their ad platform. Despite having been called out…

Google Reinstates Churchill After Backlash, WWII Record Still Missing

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June 15th, 2020 5:52 PM

Not one to leave all the activism to rioters vandalizing statues, Big Tech appears to be joining the removal of western icons. “Images of Winston Churchill failed to appear Sunday during Google searches for the former British prime minister—but the tech giant says it was not on purpose,” Fox News summarized in a June 14 article. This comes after multiple riots had broken out in countries…

Molotov Cocktail, Burning Police Car Items Sold on Google, Amazon

TechWatch
June 11th, 2020 12:00 PM

The movement that spurns capitalism seems to embrace it if it serves its own purposes. Amazon, Etsy, and Google all have sellers who are taking advantage of the current political situation on their platforms.

 

Big Tech Billionaires Plotting ‘Sweeping Secret Plans’ to Boost Biden

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May 28th, 2020 4:11 PM
LinkedIn Co-Founder Reid Hoffman, who notoriously backed a group that “spread disinformation during the 2017 Alabama special election for U.S. Senate,” is now being joined by other Big Tech billionaires in a plot to boost presumptive Democratic nominee for president Joe Biden in 2020.
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What? MSNBCer: 1st Amendment ‘Doesn’t Protect False Speech’ on Virus

May 21st, 2020 7:59 PM
For all of CNN’s conspiracy theories, juvenile news coverage, and lack of accountability on the left, MSNBC has had many of the same issues. On Thursday’s Deadline: White House, host Nicolle Wallace and former Obama official Richard Stengel flaunted their opposition to the First Amendment, equating President Trump’s pandemic rhetoric to Chinese disinformation campaigns. But even…

WSJ: DOJ, State AGs May Launch Antitrust Lawsuits Against Google

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May 18th, 2020 3:03 PM
The U.S. Justice Department and state attorneys general may file antitrust lawsuits against search giant Google, The Wall Street Journal reported. Attorney General William Barr, according to The Journal May 15, sees this probe against Alphabet Inc.-owned Google as a top priority. He reportedly told the outlet in March that he hopes the Justice Department will make its decision by this summer…

Did Google Reduce Diversity Programs to Avoid Conservative Backlash?

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May 15th, 2020 12:02 PM
After years of Big Tech being in the spotlight for anti-conservative bias, Google appears to have cut back its far-left diversity and inclusion programs. “Google has significantly rolled back its diversity and inclusion initiatives in an apparent effort to avoid being perceived as anti-conservative,” eight current and former employees told NBC News in a May 13 article. One example of…

Most Americans Unable or Unwilling to Use Big Tech Virus Tracking Tech

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April 30th, 2020 12:24 PM
Even a global pandemic isn’t enough to make Americans want to surrender their privacy to Big Tech. Apple and Google had launched an unprecedented “contact tracing” project in mid-May that would notify users when they have entered the presence of a person with the coronavirus. This was launched in an effort “to protect people and get society back up and running,”…

Eric Weinstein BLASTS Big Tech for Censoring Content, Protecting WHO

April 23rd, 2020 2:20 PM
The man who coined the term “Intellectual Dark Web” blasted Big Tech executives for censoring content related to COVID-19 and warned: “Don’t even think about silencing responsible dissent.” Just “[p]ut it out of your mind,” Managing Director of Thiel Capital and host of The Portal Eric Weinstein warned in a tweet thread. “Stop fantasizing about…

Google Allegedly Censors Church for Violating Coronavirus Guidelines

TechWatch
April 17th, 2020 12:35 PM
An Idaho evangelical church might have had its app pulled from the Google Playstore for having references about the coronavirus within the app. Christ Church, a church in Moscow, Idaho, alleged that its app was suspended on Good Friday, April 10.