Report: Google’s HR ordered deletion of China memo after furious execs learned it was circulating

Report: Google’s HR ordered deletion of China memo after furious execs learned it was circulating

by WorldTribune Staff, September 23, 2018 Google employees were told to delete a memo which leaked details about the tech giant’s plans to launch a search engine in China which will comply with Beijing’s rigid censorship demands, a report said. “The memo, authored by a Google engineer who was asked to work on the project, […]

Sessions invites 24 state attorneys general to summit on social media monopolies

Sessions invites 24 state attorneys general to summit on social media monopolies

by WorldTribune Staff, September 16, 2018 The Department of Justice said it has invited the attorneys general of 24 states to a Sept. 25 meeting to discuss whether social media companies are violating anti-trust laws. The DOJ said it decided to host the meeting “on tech companies, competition, and the free exchange of ideas” following […]

Gilder optimistic despite ‘Google Marxism’ and its roots in student loan program ‘blunder’

Gilder optimistic despite ‘Google Marxism’ and its roots in student loan program ‘blunder’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 2, 2018 George Gilder, whose 1981 book “Wealth and Poverty” championed the free market and influenced Ronald Reagan’s supply-side economics, laments the era of “Google Marxism” which aims to make the human mind obsolete. But the author of “Life After Google: The Fall of Big Data and the Rise of the […]

Trump to ‘masters of the universe’: Un-American to silence conservative voices

Trump to ‘masters of the universe’: Un-American to silence conservative voices

by WorldTribune Staff, August 31, 2018 President Donald Trump on Aug. 30 warned America’s tech giants, who have been termed “masters of the universe,” against censoring conservative voices. “I’ve made it clear that we as a country cannot tolerate political censorship, blacklisting, and rigged search results,” Trump said in calling out companies such as Google, […]

Closed Silicon Valley summit addresses ‘election protection’ weeks before midterms

Closed Silicon Valley summit addresses ‘election protection’ weeks before midterms

by WorldTribune Staff, August 24, 2018 A dozen of the largest U.S. tech companies sent representatives to a private meeting on Aug. 24 to discuss how to handle warring political digital media strategies ahead of the 2018 midterms. Facebook’s head of cybersecurity policy, Nathaniel Gleicher, invited the companies, which include Google, Microsoft, and Snapchat, to […]

Conservatives charge social media ‘menace’ goes far beyond Alex Jones

Conservatives charge social media ‘menace’ goes far beyond Alex Jones

by WorldTribune Staff, August 22, 2018 “It appears that Google, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter have all gone to war with President Trump, and are punishing anyone who dares to speak up for him,” columnist Doug Wead wrote for The Federalist on Aug. 17. Wead noted that new membership on his Facebook page “stopped dead,” and […]

Blogger: Left has ‘outsourced censorship’ of conservative news, views to Silicon Valley

Blogger: Left has ‘outsourced censorship’ of conservative news, views to Silicon Valley

by WorldTribune Staff, August 19, 2018 Since the First Amendment prohibits the Left from achieving its goal of government suppression of conservative speech, liberals have “outsourced censorship” of speech they don’t like to the tech giants in Silicon Valley, a prominent conservative blogger wrote. “Liberals control every newspaper in America, as far as I know, […]

Google employees protest company’s effort to support China’s censorship of its own people

Google employees protest company’s effort to support China’s censorship of its own people

by WorldTribune Staff, August 19, 2018 More than 1,400 employees at Google have signed a letter protesting the tech giant’s development of a new search engine for China that kowtows to the communist country’s strict censorship policy. The search engine project, known as Dragonfly, and prospects for Google’s return to China “raise urgent moral and […]

Feeding the Swamp: Spike reported in spending on lobbyists by social media giants

Feeding the Swamp: Spike reported in spending on lobbyists by social media giants

by WorldTribune Staff, April 24, 2018 Facebook spent a record $3.3 million on lobbying the U.S. government in the first quarter of 2018, a report said. “While that’s a lot for Facebook, it’s not far from what its peers spend,” Recode noted in an April 22 report. “Amazon spent slightly more, $3.38 million, last quarter as […]

New study documents stealth suppression of conservative expression by social media giants

New study documents stealth suppression of conservative expression by social media giants

by WorldTribune Staff, April 17, 2018 Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google are makeing a “clear effort to censor the conservative worldview from the public conversation,” according to a new study. The Media Research Center (MRC) study said the social media and tech giants “have declared war on the conservative movement” and “conservatives are losing – […]