Category: big tech

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Jan
2021

Google Admits It Has Run ‘Experiments’ To Hide News Sites From ConsumersGoogle Admits It Has Run ‘Experiments’ To Hide News Sites From Consumers

January 13, 2021 12:24 PM ET Google has been running “experiments” that hide certain news sites from its search results in Australia as it negotiates with the Australian government over a new regulatory proposal.  The Australian government is considering a new regulation that would require Facebook and Google to pay a fee for the right […]

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Jan
2021

Should Big Tech Be Treated As State Actors? This CEO Thinks SoShould Big Tech Be Treated As State Actors? This CEO Thinks So

January 13, 2021 4:54 PM ET Vivek Ramaswamy, the founder and CEO of Roivant Sciences, spoke with the Daily Caller News Foundation’s Samantha Renck about why he believes Big Tech companies should be treated as state actors, how private companies can protect their brands and more. “Congress has effectively co-opted Silicon Valley through the backdoor,” […]

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Dec
2020

Media, Big Tech Track Record On China Comes Into Focus As Disney CEO’s Name Emerges For AmbassadorMedia, Big Tech Track Record On China Comes Into Focus As Disney CEO’s Name Emerges For Ambassador

President-elect Joe Biden is reportedly considering a Disney CEO for a China ambassadorship, bringing to attention the entertainment and tech industries relations with Beijing. CEO Bob Iger is reportedly being considered for the position of ambassador to China or possibly the U.K., along with film producer Jeffrey Katzenberg, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Iger previously […]

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Oct
2020

Shelby Steele Discusses Amazon’s Initial Refusal To Show His Film, Race Relations In AmericaShelby Steele Discusses Amazon’s Initial Refusal To Show His Film, Race Relations In America

Dr. Shelby Steele, a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, wrote and narrated the documentary film “What Killed Michael Brown?” along with his son and producer, Eli Steele. Initially, Amazon refused to show his film but has since enabled it to be shown. “My son, who was the producer of the film, he was the […]

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Oct
2020

Facebook Admits To Suppressing Anti-Government Posts As Protests Rage In NigeriaFacebook Admits To Suppressing Anti-Government Posts As Protests Rage In Nigeria

October 22, 2020 5:11 PM ET Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram have been incorrectly flagging protest-related posts in Nigeria as “false-information,” according to Vice.  Users in the most populous country in Africa began highlighting the issue as protests against police brutality intensified on Wednesday, Vice reports. Posts that included the hashtag #EndSARS were stopped by […]

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Sep
2020

What Will Happen To Big Tech If Trump Loses In November?What Will Happen To Big Tech If Trump Loses In November?

All the big tech companies are hostile to a Trump victory in November, and none of them is trying to hide it, indeed shadow banning, marginalising and worse of pro-Trump pundits is overt. In October 2007, long before Trump coined the appellation “Crooked Hillary”, John Edwards, a fellow Democrat, commented cynically on her duplicity, suggesting […]

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