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Report: Google Funds Establishment Conservatives to Fight Tech Regulation

Google works with establishment conservative think tanks that argue against regulating the tech giant, one of which had its pro-Google opinions published in National Review, according to a new report. Audio recordings obtained by Wired reveal that Google cooperates with and funds a range of establishment conservatives in D.C. that help it fend off scrutiny and oversight from politicians. The organizations named in Wired’s report are the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), and the Cato Institute. Wired details how these Google-funded legacy conservative institutions sprung into action to defend the…

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Rep. Lamar Smith: Google Will Have ‘Dramatic Impact’ on Elections

Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) joined Breitbart News Daily on Thursday to talk about Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s recent hearing in front of the House Judiciary Committee. Smith said that if Google continues on the same course, it will end up “skewing elections.” Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) challenged Google CEO Sundar Pichai during a recent hearing in front of the House Judiciary Committee on the topic of political censorship on the Google platforms, namely their search engine. During the hearing, Pichai and Smith went back and forth about whether or not…

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Bokhari: Axios Defends Google Following CEO Pichai’s Congressional Hearing

Axios, a news website funded by venture capitalists who also invest in the tech industry, ran an article casting doubt on concerns about political bias on the part of Google following the congressional testimony of its CEO, Sundar Pichai. Instead of focusing on the testimony of Pichai, chief executive of a monopolistic tech giant and the world’s second most valuable company, Axios instead opted to scrutinize Pichai’s scrutinizers. Axios offers a point-by-point analysis of issues raised by Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee, which questioned the Google CEO earlier today.…

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Rep. Matt Gaetz Slams Political Bias At Google, Urges Internal Investigation

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) urged Google CEO Sundar Pichai to launch an investigation into political bias today, citing Breitbart News’ recent exclusive report into anti-conservative activities in the company’s workforce. Pichai, who was testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, faced a string of tough questions from Gaetz. “Have you ever launched an investigation into whether political bias is impacting the consumer experience?” asked Gaetz. Pichai responded that Google takes every allegation around conduct “seriously” and “looks into them.” Gaetz then brought up the internal “resist” group in Google, which Breitbart…

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Rep. Steve Cohen to Google CEO: Too Much Breitbart When I Search for My Name

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) highlighted Breitbart News while telling Google CEO Sundar Pichai that the company’s search engine “overly [uses] conservative news organizations” in its news feeds, offering his remarks in a Tuesday House Judiciary Committee hearing. While questioning Google CEO Sundar Pichai during his hearing before the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Steven Cohen complained about the number of Breitbart News articles that come up when he does a search on his own name. According to Cohen, Google is “overly using conservative news organizations” in the Google news feed. Cohen…

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Pichai Repeatedly Denies Google Attempts to Turn Out Latino Voters in Key States

Google CEO Sundar Pichai repeatedly denied that the platforms used features and donations to turn out Latino voters in “key states” in 2016, despite the existence of leaked emails from its head of multicultural marketing claiming the contrary. Pichai, who was testifying under oath before the House Judiciary Committee, repeatedly told Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) that the detailed description of voter turnout efforts in the leaked emails was not correct. Rep. Jordan highlighted two lines from the emails, in which Google’s head of multicultural marketing, Eliana Murillo, described Google’s get-out-the-vote…

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai Claims Employees Can’t Manipulate Algorithms and Aren’t Biased

After Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX) asked Google CEO Sundar Pichai about reports of Google’s bias against conservatives during Pichai’s hearing in front of the House Judiciary Committee, Tuesday, Pichai denied any bias, dodged questions, and claimed human employees were unable to manipulate algorithms. “Google has revolutionized the world, though not entirely in the way I expected. Americans deserve the facts objectively reported,” declared Rep. Smith. “The muting of conservative voices by platforms has intensified, especially during the presidency of Donald Trump. More than 90 percent of all Internet searches take…

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Watch Live: Congress Grills Google CEO on Censorship, Privacy Concerns

Google CEO Sundar Pichai is set to appear before the House Judiciary Committee today at 10:00 a.m. EST to discuss Google’s collection and use of user data. The hearing, titled “Transparency & Accountability: Examining Google and its Data Collection, Use and Filtering Practices,” will “examine potential bias and the need for greater transparency regarding the filtering practices of tech giant Google,” according to the committee. Pichai agreed in September to appear before the committee, though would only do so after the 2018 midterm elections. The hearing was originally supposed to…

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GOOGLE’S ANTI-BREITBART PLOT: Employees Targeted Site’s Ad Revenue in 2017

Emails leaked exclusively to Breitbart News reveal group of Google employees, with encouragement from the tech giant’s director of monetization, began plotting the downfall of this website shortly after the 2016 election. The group sought to strike at Breitbart News’ revenue by kicking the site off Google’s market-dominating ad services. Although their efforts ultimately failed, the discussion featured senior Google employees speaking frankly about their reasons for targeting the site. These included unfounded allegations of “hate speech” and “fake news.” In the leaked emails, Google employee Richard Zippel advised a…

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White House to Host Google CEO Amid Cloud of Concerns over Company’s Silencing of Conservatives

Google CEO Sundar Pichai will appear at the White House on Thursday alongside other Silicon Valley leaders as a cloud of suspicion hangs over his company in the wake of several reports in recent months of bias against conservatives and specifically supporters of President Donald Trump. According to the Associated Press, Pichai will join top executives from other tech giants like Microsoft, Oracle, IBM, and Qualcomm. “The White House says the Thursday meeting will address efforts to advance American leadership in innovation and how that will affect jobs, industries and…

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