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 [...]

Amazon Should Follow Google’s Lead And Stop Selling Face Surveillance Tech To Cops

By Iqra Asghar and Kade Crockford, Privacysos.org -

In response to internal and external protest and expressions of revulsion, Google yesterday announcedit would stop contracting with the Department of Defense to provide artificial intelligence [...]

Google Employee Opposition Derails Military AI Project

By Kate Conger, Gizmodo -

Google will not seek another contract for its controversial work providing artificial intelligence to the U.S. Department of Defense for analyzing drone footage after its current contract [...]

Google’s Delisting And Censorship Of Information

By Julian Vigo, Counterpunch.org -

In early January, numerous websites discovered that they were suddenly removed from the directory of Google News, a process known as “delisting,” with no feedback from Google. Some hypothesized [...]

Pentagon Capitalism And Silicon Valley: Google’s Drone War Project Shows Big Data’s Military Roots

By Elliott Gabriel, Mintpressnews.com -

SAN FRANCISCO (Analysis) – Google — the advertising and search engine monolith that once touted its official commitment, “Don’t be evil” — has thrown its full weight behind the U.S. [...]

Citing ‘Don’t Be Evil’ Motto, 3,000+ Google Employees Demand Company End Work On Pentagon Drone Project

By Julia Conley, Commondreams.org -

"By entering into this contract, Google will join the ranks of companies like Palantir, Raytheon, and General Dynamics." More than 3,000 Google employees have signed a letter that's circulating [...]

Google’s Alliance With Military: Ruling Class Responds To Social Unrest In America

By Andre Damon, Wsws.org -

Last week, Google confirmed that it has provided artificial intelligence software to assist the United States military and intelligence apparatus in analyzing data as part of its drone war and [...]

Google ‘Ministry Of Truth’ Intensifies Suppressing ‘Fake News’

By Eric Zuesse, Intrepidreport.com -

On November 18, Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt spoke about how Google will help to defeat Russia. He said that Google helps in this effort not by “censoring” Russian news media, but by “deranking” [...]

Google Hiring 10,000 Reviewers To Censor YouTube Content

By Zaida Green, wsws.org -

Google is escalating its campaign of internet censorship, announcing that it will expand its workforce of human censors to over 10,000, the internet giant announced on December 4. The censors’ [...]

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