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 [...]

SF Protesters Say No To “Techsploitation,” Block Buses With Scooters

By Charlotte Silver and Abraham Rodriguez, Missionlocal.org -

Fifty people blocked 14 tech buses by piling scooters in their path and lighting an orange flare at 24th and Valencia. One bus driver tried to move the scooters, but soon resigned himself to just [...]

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