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Google’s Global Warming Search Bias – Part 2

February 17, 2018 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ In my previous article I found that Google search results for prominent skeptics of climate change alarmism included a lot of negative material. Four or five negative items out of ten or twelve on the first page of results were typical. This raises the question of whether Google’s search algorithm […]

Google’s Global Warming Search Bias

February 12, 2018 by

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By David Wojick, Ph.D. ~ The rumor that Google has tuned its search algorithm to work against the skeptics of climate change alarmism appears to be true. Searches on prominent skeptics systematically yield more negative attacks than positive information. This cannot be an accident. It may well be illegal, given Google’s deep financial interest in […]

Google Discontinues Flawed Fact-Checking Effort; Poisonous Corporate Culture Remains

January 20, 2018 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ The Daily Caller’s Eric Lieberman reported early Friday afternoon that Google is discontinuing (for now) its “fact-check” feature. The company is now characterizing the effort, which the Daily Caller exposed as a thinly veiled attempt to target conservative sites while leaving leftists alone, as an “experiment” which has been put “on hold,” while the […]

Some Say Facebook And Amazon Should Be Broken Up. Here’s Why That Thinking Is Wrong.

December 2, 2017 by

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By Alden Abbott ~ Is it time for Congress to step in and dismantle Facebook, Amazon, and Google’s ever-expanding internet empires? In recent months, the left has raised sharp cries against the dangers of tech companies’ rapid growth and allegedly ironclad hold of their respective market spaces. Some critics have even argued that internet giants […]

Liberals Demand Google Refuse To Cover Republican Convention In July

April 30, 2016 by

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By Randy Hall ~ Despite the fact that Google — a multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products — has announced it will serve as the official livestream provider during this year’s Republican convention, liberal groups and civil rights advocates have called on the technology giant to sever any connection to the […]

Yahoo Can’t Shake Email Privacy Lawsuit

August 15, 2014 by

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By Wendy Davis A judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit accusing Yahoo of violating California privacy law by scanning email messages in order to surround them with ads. U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose, Calif., who issued the decision, previously ruled in a similar matter that Google might have violated the […]

Better Search Results

May 7, 2014 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ According to Reuters: Google Unveils Email Scanning Practices in New Terms of Service April 14, 2014 Google Inc updated its terms of service on Monday, informing users that their incoming and outgoing emails are automatically analyzed by software to create targeted ads.The revisions more explicitly spell out the manner in […]