Google Workers To Form Global Union Alliance

By Sommer Brokaw, UPI.com. -

The new alliance called Alpha Global, in recognition of Google's parent company Alphabet, was formed in coordination with Union Network International Global Union, a global union that brings [...]

The ABC’s Of Google’s New Union

By Clarissa Redwine, Collective Action in Tech. -

Google workers have organized for pay equity, opposed unethical uses of machine learning, protested sexual assault, and more. Our small team at Collective Action in Tech has been archiving these [...]

Google Illegally Surveilled, Interrogated, And Fired Workers Who Tried To Organize

By Kenny Stancil, Commondreams. -

Google repeatedly violated U.S. labor law when it spied on, probed, and terminated employees engaged in worker organizing in 2019, according to a complaint filed by the National Labor Relations [...]

CIA Partners With Google, Amazon And IBM

By Raul Diego, Mintpress News. -

AWS currently holds the sole contract to provide cloud computing services to a number of intelligence agencies, including the FBI and the NSA. That contract is set to expire in 2023 and this new [...]

Google Contractor Moving Work From Pittsburgh To Poland To Bust Union

By Mike Elk, Payday Report. -

Pittsburgh, PA -Today the NLRB charged Google Contractor HCL with moving work from Pittsburgh to Poland, citing that the move was a way to bust the newly formed Pittsburgh Association of Tech [...]

Court Rules That Google Can Legally Manipulate Searches To Influence Political Results

By Shane Trejo, Bigleaguepolitics.com -

A court has ruled that Google has the right to legally manipulate searches in order to cause electoral interference and influence political results, rebuking a legal challenge from Democrat [...]

Google Secretly Harvests The Health Data Of Millions

By Julienne Tveten, Truthdig.com -

Google has been harvesting the health data of tens of millions of U.S. patients since 2018, unbeknownst to those patients or their doctors, as revealed by a Nov. 11 investigation by the Wall [...]

50 Attorneys General Launch Antitrust Investigation Into Google

By Harper Neidig, Thehill.com -

A coalition of 50 attorneys general will be investigating Google for potential violations of antitrust law, a step that could potentially lead to a broad legal challenge to the company’s market [...]

Tulsi Gabbard Vs Google Goliath

By Rick Sterling, Blackagendareport.com -

"Google creates, operates, and controls its platform and services, including but not limited to Google Search, Google Ads, and Gmail as a public forum or its functional equivalent by [...]

Google Employees Protest Retaliation With International Sit-In

By Colin Lecher, Theverge.com -

Google employees are holding a sit-in at offices around the world to protest alleged retaliation against workers. A Google employee told The Verge that hundreds were expected to be involved [...]

Google Workers Walk Out Over Sexual Misconduct

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

Google employees around the world are staging a mass walkout Thursday in protest of sexual misconduct, following a major New York Times report last week that named executives who had been accused [...]

Omidyar’s Intercept Teams Up With War-Propaganda Firm Bellingcat

By Whitney Webb, Mintpressnews.com -

NEW YORK — The Intercept, along with its parent company First Look Media, recently hosted a workshop for pro-war, Google-funded organization Bellingcat in New York. The workshop, which cost [...]

Groups Backed By Facebook, Alphabet, Amazon Push For Return Of Net Neutrality Rules

By Roger Cheng, Cnet.com     -

On Monday, the Internet Association, Entertainment Software Association, the Computer & Communications Industry Association and the Writers Guild of America filed a brief with a US Appeals Court [...]

Google And Facebook Are Strangling The Free Press To Death

By Barry Lynn, The Guardian -

This week’s firing by the New York Daily News of half the paper’s staff shines a different light on the matter. The reason that was given by the publisher – a sharp decline in revenue – is [...]

Google Sets Limits But Allows Work For Military

By Tom Simonite, Wired -

Earier this year, Google CEO Sundar Pichai described artificial intelligence as more profound to humanity than fire. Thursday, after protests from thousands of Google employees over a Pentagon [...]

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