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Thought Police

Postby desertrat » Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:46 am

YouTube to Censor "Controversial" Videos
Google = Thought Police
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Re: Thought Police

Postby desertrat » Sat Aug 12, 2017 11:52 am

YouTube's New Censorship Will Creep You Out
Videos might not be banned, but they will not be monetized and they'll be hard to find. That's basically algorithmic censorship and should be considered completely and totally illegal.
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Re: Thought Police

Postby sandman » Sat Aug 12, 2017 12:04 pm

'I'm not a sexist': How an ex-Google employee became a right-wing star
His crime: Daring to question liberal orthodoxy. Blasphemy!
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Re: Thought Police

Postby MojaveMike » Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:03 pm

desertrat wrote:YouTube's New Censorship Will Creep You Out
Videos might not be banned, but they will not be monetized and they'll be hard to find. That's basically algorithmic censorship and should be considered completely and totally illegal.

Absolutely! I don't buy any of this "they're a private company and they can do whatever they want" crap. Google and YouTube are too big for that. They are basically a public utility and should be treated as such. They have no right to discriminate whatsoever and the sooner that is legally understood the better.
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Re: Thought Police

Postby mrgreen » Sun Aug 13, 2017 11:54 am

James Damore - And Yet It Moves
You can just imagine how the special snowflakes in the HR department (you know, the ones with the gender studies degrees) reacted when they read the memo!
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Re: Thought Police

Postby mrfish » Mon Aug 14, 2017 7:19 am

Google turning into ‘censorship engine’ – reporter
Just give me the unfiltered truth! Thank you very much! :curse:
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Re: Thought Police

Postby MojaveMike » Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:23 am

Machines Know Better? Google under fire for search & YouTube video ‘censorship’
Nothing personal, but there do seem to be ideological biases in favor of non-threatening, ordinary, middle-of-the-road, trivial, advertiser-friendly, safe, mindless content.
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Re: Thought Police

Postby recluse » Tue Aug 15, 2017 7:17 am

Fired Google employee speaks out
It wasn't like this guy was trying to be offensive. He did research and explained himself in a well-reasoned manner. How do you justify firing someone for sharing a reasonable opinion? It takes a true ideological monster to fire someone for writing an intellectually honest essay!
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