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Report: Google Lands Huge Contract with Department of Defense

Axios reports that Google, the tech giant known for the sharp anti-Trump bias of its executives and founders and its self-admitted “shift toward censorship” in…

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WSJ: DOJ, State Attorneys General Likely to Hit Google with Antitrust Lawsuits

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, officials at the Justice Department and a group of state attorneys general are focused on Google’s ad business…

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Why Banning Doctors With Different Ideas From YouTube Is Bad For Public Health

Dr. Daniel Erickson and Dr. Artin Massihi questioned the conventional wisdom about the coronavirus, and YouTube deplatformed them. Banning new ideas is dangerous to medicine,…

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Report: Chinese Smartphone Company Xiaomi Spying on Users’ Every Move

A recent report from cybersecurity researchers claims that Chinese electronics maker Xiaomi is spying on users’ web and phone use using “backdoor” technology built into…

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Google-Funded Niskanen Center Goes to Bat for Tech Giant Against Oracle

As Google faces criticism over its collaboration with Apple on Chinese virus “contact tracing,” one of the D.C. think tanks it funds, the Niskanen Center,…

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YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki: Recommending Vitamin C Is Chinese Virus ‘Misinformation’

Google-owned YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki appeared on Brian Stelter’s CNN show, Reliable Sources, to discuss the kind of “misinformation” that YouTube is removing during the Chinese…

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Google Will Continue to Harvest Your Data Through Chinese Virus Screening

Verily, the life sciences wing of Google parent company Alphabet Inc., will not comply with a request from lawmakers to drop its mandatory Google account…

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Apple and Google Join Forces on Chinese Virus Phone Tracking

Apple and Google, who together control over 99 percent of the global smartphone operating system market, are joining forces to track contact between carriers of…

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Google Used Phone Location Data to Publish ‘Social Distancing’ Compliance Report

Google has published reports for 131 countries showing citizens’ compliance with guidance and orders from governments to “socially distance,” or stay at home, according to…

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Google-Funded Tech Lobbyist Berin Szoka Apologizes for Post About Trump Dying from Coronavirus

D.C. swamp-creature Berin Szóka sparked outrage on Monday when he tweeted that it would be “poetic justice” if President Trump died of the Wuhan Coronavirus. But…

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Serial Privacy Violator Google Tries to Rebrand as Privacy Defender

Google recently announced that it would phase out third-party cookies, which track activity while browsing the web, in a move the tech giant says is…

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Twitter Tells Employees to Work from Home over Coronavirus Fears

Twitter has instructed its employees to work from home in order to avoid spreading the coronavirus.

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President Trump’s Economic Team: Big Tech’s Massive Power Is Perfectly Fine

President Donald Trump’s economic advisers are skeptical about rewriting antitrust rules to tackle the growing power of tech giants, according to the latest annual Economic…

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Google AI Won’t Label People ‘Man’ or ‘Woman’ to ‘Avoid Bias’

A Google AI tool used to recognize objects in images will reportedly no longer attach gender labels such as “woman” or “man” to people in…

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Attorney General Bill Barr Targets Sex Trafficking by Internet Giants

Attorney General William Barr attacked Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act on Wednesday, suggesting that online platforms have not done enough to tackle sex…

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