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USC Prof Claims Google Algorithms ‘Discriminate Against People of Color’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 12:00pm 6/20/2018 at 12:00pm

The accusation is strange, given Google’s devotion to social justice issues. Google denies the claims.

Campus Reform reports:

Prof claims Google search algorithms ‘privilege whiteness’

A University of Southern California professor argues in a new book that Google’s search algorithms “privilege whiteness” and “discriminate against people of color,” a claim Google says was outdated...

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Silicon Valley Cities Still Eyeing a ‘Google Tax’ After Head Tax Failure in Seattle

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 18, 2018 at 1:00pm 6/18/2018 at 1:00pm
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I blogged last week that Seattle’s city council pulled its head tax less than a month after the members passed it after legitimate pressure from Amazon, Starbucks, and other businesses.

I detailed in my blog the trouble with unnecessary corporate taxes such as fewer new jobs and less expansion. Despite this, the...

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After YouTube Shooting, We Need Better Vegan Activist Control

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 4, 2018 at 9:00am 4/4/2018 at 9:00am
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Information came out about the YouTube shooter overnight that will surely make the story disappear. The shooter was an Iranian-born female who held anti-capitalist, animal rights views. She used a pistol, not an AR-15. It also looks like the police may have been able to prevent the shooting.

Nasim Aghdam, who

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Federal Court: YouTube restrictions on PragerU videos do not violate 1st Amendment

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 28, 2018 at 1:00pm 3/28/2018 at 1:00pm
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In October 2017 we reported on a lawsuit filed by Prager University against Google and YouTube [Complaint] based on restrictions YouTube division had put on PragerU videos:

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France Files Complaint Against Apple, Google For “Abusive Commercial Practices”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 16, 2018 at 10:00am 3/16/2018 at 10:00am

France is not happy with the way that Apple and Google are allegedly treating its smaller software developers and has filed a complaint asking that the two tech giants stop “abusive commercial practices.”

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Lawsuit Alleges YouTube Hiring Discriminates Against White and Asian Men

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 3, 2018 at 12:00pm 3/3/2018 at 12:00pm
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The video sharing giant YouTube, now owned by search giant Google, is facing a lawsuit which alleges discriminatory hiring practices. According to the suit, YouTube is rejecting certain applicants in its quest for diversity.

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James Damore loses NLRB claim against Google

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 16, 2018 at 7:00pm 2/16/2018 at 7:00pm
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James Damore is the former Google employee fired after he shared a memo addressing diversity issues at Google that was deemed not politically correct.

We covered the story in August 2017, Google Senior Engineer FIRED for diversity memo:

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Class Action lawsuit against Google for discrimination against conservatives, whites and males

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 8, 2018 at 5:15pm 1/8/2018 at 5:15pm
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James Damore, a former Google engineer who was reportedly fired for circulating a memo critical of the company’s diversity policies, filed a complaint alleging Google discriminates against conservatives, whites and men.

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Google sold ads to Russian-linked parties too

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 7:20pm 10/10/2017 at 7:20pm

A Russian-linked operation different from the Kremlin-linked troll farms that spent bank on Facebook ads, dropped tens of thousands of dollars placing ads on YouTube, GMail, and other Google platforms. Their goal? Presumably to interfere in the 2016 election.

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The Ritual Shaming of James Damore still matters

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 13, 2017 at 8:05pm 8/13/2017 at 8:05pm
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After the Charlottesville riots and killing of a woman, the Google firing of James Damore seems like it took place years ago.

But it was just a week ago.

While Charlottesville will dominate the headlines and political debate in coming weeks, the Google firing of Damore retains its significance, as it reflects a...

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Expect Google to tighten the ideological echo chamber

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 11, 2017 at 9:05pm 8/11/2017 at 9:05pm
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Some interesting developments in the case of James Damore, the Google Senior Software Engineer who now is a former Google Senior Software Engineer. He was fired after Google reacted badly to Damore’s memo challenging explanations for the relative lack of women in software engineering.

The memo was grossly misrepresented as being anti-diversity...

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Google Diversity Memo – Weaponizing giant social media companies to silence dissent

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 9:15pm 8/9/2017 at 9:15pm
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The controversy regarding Google (former) employee James Damore may have peaked, but it’s not going away.

Most of the mainstream and tech media coverage has been completely dishonest. As mentioned in my first post about the diversity memo Damore wrote, the media was describing the memo and Damore as being “anti-diversity.” That...

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Google CEO Mansplains That He Eliminated Diverse Thought … To Protect Defenseless Women

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 4:30pm 8/8/2017 at 4:30pm

Google CEO, Sundar Pichai, issued a statement in the wake of the firing of a Google employee who dared share his divergent views about gender and biology in an internal communication.

Pichai writes:

This has been a very difficult time. I wanted to provide an update on the memo that was circulated over...

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Google Senior Engineer FIRED for diversity memo

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 7, 2017 at 10:01pm 8/7/2017 at 10:01pm

A Senior Software Engineer at Google wrote an internal memo questioning the assumption of discrimination as the explanation for why women are underrepresented in High Tech (which he defined as Software Engineering).

I noted that questioning the religious orthodoxy of diversity was dangerous to his career, 

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Google Senior Engineer commits diversity heresy

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 9:30pm 8/6/2017 at 9:30pm

There is no religious doctrine as unassailable as the claim that differences in achievement in areas where women and/or racial/ethnic minorities are UNDERrepresented is caused by systemic sexism/racism etc.

That religious doctrine, however, never is applied to fields in which women and/or racial/ethnic minorities are OVERrepresented.

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Orlando Nightclub Shooting Victims’ Families Sue Facebook, Twitter, and Google

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 20, 2016 at 7:00pm 12/20/2016 at 7:00pm

The families of the Orlando nightclub shooting victims filed a federal complaint against the web giants for allegedly providing “material support” to ISIS and helping terrorist Omar Mateen “radicalize”, according to an exclusive report by Fox News.

Why not sue Mateen’s internet service provider? Or the manufacturer of the web-enabled devises he...

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Google Maps Fixes ‘Trump Tower’ After it Was Changed to ‘Dump Tower’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 28, 2016 at 10:00am 11/28/2016 at 10:00am

Some prankster recently changed the name of Trump Tower on Google Maps to Dump Tower. Was it a hack, or could someone on the inside at Google have done it? In any case, it’s been fixed.

PIX News reported:

Google fixes NYC Trump Tower name after changed to ‘Dump Tower’ on Google Maps

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