Don't be evil.

Don’t Be Evil: Google and the Government

It was at this point that I realized Eric Schmidt might not have been an emissary of Google alone. Whether officially or not, he had been keeping some company that placed him very close to Washington, DC, including a well-documented…

China and Google

Google China will Link Searches to Phone Numbers

New leaks regarding Google China and “Project Dragonfly” reveal just how much support for China’s human rights violations Google is providing. Such arrogance on the part of the single largest internet company does not bode well for anyone.

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Brave Files GDPR Privacy Complaint against Google

Ravi Naik of ITN Solicitors in London, the legal representation for Brave, said this case addresses a long-standing data-protection concern that “is likely to have far reaching and dramatic consequences, which may change our fundamental relationship with the Internet”.

Is the Bigger Threat to Our Elections Russia, or Google?

If Google is influencing elections, and hiding their efforts to do so solely because some of the people on a mailing list might be opposed to her actions, it speaks very clearly to their intent. The sharing of this e-mail throughout the company, in the e-mail chain which was leaked to Fox News and Breitbart, further confirms the company’s thoughts on intervening with elections.

At Least it's not the Goberment

Google: Beyond Good and “Don’t Be Evil”

Unchecked, companies like Google and Twitter are granted carte blanche to do for governments that which we’d never permit our governments to do: they gather and process data at scales an in manners unprecedented in history, and they execute censorship and narrative control through these mechanisms without a second thought to the ramifications of their decisions.

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Social Media Algorithms are Biased Against Conservatives

Social media giants like Facebook, Twitter, and Google hide their biases behind claims of “impartial” algorithms — but are the algorithms really impartial? Many within these companies would tell you no. But after doing so, they often find themselves having to delete their posts explaining how their company’s bias affects their systems and decisions.

Censorship and Manufactured Consent

Censorship, a Tool of the Media Trusts

It’s not just about abortion, it’s about the next 20 years. Twenties and Thirties it was the role of government, Fifties and Sixties it was civil rights. The next two decades it’s gonna be privacy. I’m talking about the Internet.…

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Google’s Plans for China Are Google’s Plans for Everywhere

Google is developing a censored version of their search engine for China, according to documents obtained by The Intercept. The internet search giant has been working in secret to develop a search app that is compliant with China’s repressive censorship…