Why don’t you Google it?

What comes up first if you google Google’s New Fact-Check Feature Almost Exclusively Targets Conservative Sites. You might even pair this with this: James Damore sues Google, alleging intolerance of white male conservatives.

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24 Responses to Why don’t you Google it?

  1. Fred Furkenburger

    Oprah for president! What could possibly go wrong?

  2. Tom

    Google’s New Fact-Check Feature Almost Exclusively Targets Conservative Sites

    Actually, it’s more bizarre than that: Google – and Twitter and Spacechook – censor everything by anyone who thinks rationally about anything and therefore operates outside of the zombie groupthink that leftists in the news media are constantly spraying into the atmosphere indiscriminately like a poisonous red mist, which is then re-transmitted by other leftards on social media to become the zombie fashion du jour promulgated by leftard talking heads on television and radio.

    Somehow, everyone who lives in the real world and can think for him/herself gets lumped into the descriptor “conservative”. That’s the real insanity of how far left the public discourse has moved in the past decade throughout the English-speaking world as leftist zombies with the emotional development of young children presume to lecture us about everything without a skerrick of self-awareness or reflection.

    Leftism is the sole reason Australia has become a stupid and wasteful country that no longer makes anything or exports anything of value except coal. All of our great thinkers have been driven underground by the leftism epidemic. Repelled by the meddling interference of Australia’s big-taxing Big Government nanny state, all of our great doers have exported themselves to jurisdictions that haven’t yet crushed innovation like Trump’s America, which is booming simply because it is getting out of the way of business.

    In the long run, capitalism’s animal spirits will take care of the excesses of virtual monopolies like Google, Twitter and Spacechook as competition brings new players into the market.

  3. md

    I changed to Bing after Googlegate – remember the ‘curious’ results we were getting when we searched for info on the Climategate emails.
    Also, I never click on Google ads. I take a note of the company name or product and then search for it using Bing.

  4. Cassie of Sydney

    I stopped using Google months ago as my search engine. I now use Duckduckgo and it is very good. Also, Duckduckgo protects your privacy. With Google’s ever increasing SJW megalomania and leftist censorship I think that people should realise that there are other options and vote with their feet.

  5. md

    Thanks for that, Cassie. I DDGd ‘Googlegate’ and got satisfactory results.

  6. Tom

    I stopped using Google months ago as my search engine. I now use Duckduckgo and it is very good.

    If search engines like DuckDuckGo are serious about competing with Google, they should provide software that is as good as Google’s. DDG’s software is useless for me because I do up to 50 searches a day with qualifiers like timeframe and domain.

  7. entropy

    Google never rests. The latest plan is AMP pages. These are ‘Accelerated Mobile Pages’ that use a Google standard they are trying to infest webkit with. What it does is has a restricted list of html (called AMP HTML of course), a restricted AMP javascript, and AMP cache. This is designed to making loading web pages on a mobile quicker and easier, you know filter out the crap.
    You know, the sort of shit that would nt be necessary of web page designers just built their web pages properly and didn’t infest them with overtly obnoxious javascript ads (you still get ads of course).

    Sounds good, but what it also does is strip the canonical URL to the page, so you only get a Google AMP URL, and the AMP web page lives exclusively, and free, on Google servers. Sounds great eh?

    What it also means is that those webpages are now only visible to Google search, the only search engine for AMP. Apparently Google is looking at how to make the original URL visible again, but we will see.

    But yeah. Don’t be Evil.

  8. Crossie

    All of our great thinkers have been driven underground by the leftism epidemic.

    Comedians are gone too, the people who call themselves comedians these days are imposters.

  9. Tel

    Sounds good, but what it also does is strip the canonical URL to the page, so you only get a Google AMP URL, and the AMP web page lives exclusively, and free, on Google servers. Sounds great eh?

    What it also means is that those webpages are now only visible to Google search, the only search engine for AMP. Apparently Google is looking at how to make the original URL visible again, but we will see.

    That’s pretty much what has already happened with Facebook. There’s a world inside Facebook where if you want to exist you must have an active Facebook page with plenty of regular content… and then there’s the rest of the world outside Facebook where search engines basically find very little of the content inside Facebook, and if you do click on it you get get a sign-up blocker. So now a business needs both a real website (for regular people) and a Facebook page (for the chooks).

  10. Mother Lode

    If search engines like DuckDuckGo are serious about competing with Google

    I suspect that Google has a few advantages from existing resources, revenue, their ubiquity (which, among other things means they lead the industry and do not have to follow it) and so on. It cannot be knocked over in one fell swoop.

    Google abuses its position politically and bribes internet itinerants like us with the technical superiority.

    The downfall of google will be brought about by a product that has the right combination of freedoms and technical quality. Duckduckgo is a work in progress – as is Google.

  11. jock

    In the olden times we had radio free europe to get round soviet and nazi restraints. In the 70s we had pirate radio so the uk government couldnt charge a licence fee or control it.
    When are we going to see some really good disruptors of the google/twitter/ facebook big brother control systems?

  12. Cassie of Sydney

    Hi Jock, there are already some very good disruptors of the google/twitter/facebook Marxist control systems. I mentioned above Duckduckgo. There are other platforms too. There is a very good rival to twitter called “Gab” which believes in free speech. However, the Marxist cabal has made life very difficult for Gab although Gab is slowly doing well and deserves our support. There is also “Minds” and “Bitchute” to rival Google’s Youtube . Bitchute believes in free speech.

  13. Heh! I signed up to Facebook purely for my vaping habits. Then when Trump announced he was running for Prez, I joined a couple of pro-Trump groups and started sharing pics and articles.
    Within 3 days Facebook locked me out and wanted my personal details in order to unlock. Fat Frig Chance.

    I also have been using Duck Duck Go for searches. Does the job for me.

  14. Roger

    So Prog-Leftism drifts to totalitarianism.

    Who’d have thought?

  15. PoliticoNT

    Re Google – I did some contract work for a state/territory government in 2015, including a review of industry participation policy. After looking through extant policy (and the commonwealth equivalent), timelines, project applications etc – I started a substantial search online for articles relating to government involvement in procurement, with a focus on where it had gone wrong.

    Could not find a single thing. I checked and checked and checked. Ran all kinds of different versions of the search. Almost every response ended with a ‘gov.au’ – state/territory/federal. (All about how wonderful they are.) It was weird. Finally I tracked down a Brookings Institution piece which was well written but not particularly illuminating beyond the common sense outcomes you arrive at when thinking, ‘do governments do procurement well?’ Answer – no. (With industry participation, when it gets down to it, in practice there is only benefit if you have private-sector experienced project managers working for government – otherwise it’s just worse product at a higher cost.)

    A colleague was Canadian. We got a friend of hers online (live from Ontario) and we both ran simultaneous searches on the subject – ten versions in total. I got the gov.au propoganda crap, she got a range of documents and reports analysing the issue in detail. I also ran the searches at home – but same result – just government bollocks. In the end my colleague ran searches for me on the database of the university where she was finishing a Masters (mid-sized place in Perth). No problems at all. I got a good dozen papers highlighting in deep detail the problems of government pushing local industry involvement in projects. So, our tertiary sector is not all rotten. (I went to CIS and o/s equivalents as well, which were also helpful.)

    But Google I didn’t find much use.

  16. Ivan Denisovich

    TWITTER ‘SHADOW BANNING’
    BLOCKS OPPOSING VIEWS

    The left’s enthusiasm for censorship is inexhaustible. An earlier example:

    He then focuses on RealClimate.org co-founder William Connolley, who has “touched” 5,428 Wikipedia articles with his unique brand of RC centric editing:

    All told, Connolley created or rewrote 5,428 unique Wikipedia articles. His control over Wikipedia was greater still, however, through the role he obtained at Wikipedia as a website administrator, which allowed him to act with virtual impunity. When Connolley didn’t like the subject of a certain article, he removed it — more than 500 articles of various descriptions disappeared at his hand. When he disapproved of the arguments that others were making, he often had them barred — over 2,000 Wikipedia contributors who ran afoul of him found themselves blocked from making further contributions. Acolytes whose writing conformed to Connolley’s global warming views, in contrast, were rewarded with Wikipedia’s blessings. In these ways, Connolley turned Wikipedia into the missionary wing of the global warming movement…………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

    Connolley is not only a big shot on Wikipedia, he’s a big shot at Wikipedia — an Administrator with unusual editorial clout. Using that clout, this 40-something scientist of minor relevance gets to tear down scientists of great accomplishment. Because Wikipedia has become the single biggest reference source in the world, and global warming is one of the most sought after subjects, the ability to control information on Wikipedia by taking down authoritative scientists is no trifling matter.

    https://wattsupwiththat.com/2009/12/19/wikibullies-at-work-the-national-post-exposes-broad-trust-issues-over-wikipedia-climate-information/

  17. Ros

    WebPro News

    “In another undercover video by Project Veritas on December 8, 2017, current Twitter Software Engineer Steven Pierre talks about how Twitter plans to automate censorship:

    “Every single conversation is going to be rated by a machine and the machine is going to say whether or not it’s a positive thing or a negative thing. And whether it’s positive or negative doesn’t (inaudible), it’s more like if somebody’s being aggressive or not. Right? Somebody’s just cursing at somebody, whatever, whatever. They may have point, but it will just vanish… It’s not going to ban the mindset, it’s going to ban, like, a way of talking.”

    Another former Twitter engineer Conrado Miranda confirmed in the video that Twitter already has tools are already in place to censor pro-Trump or conservative content on the platform. When asked he said, “That’s a thing.”

    Olinda Hassan, a Policy Manager for Twitter’s Trust and Safety Team confirmed on undercover video during a Twitter holiday party that Twitter is working on an automated way to censor “shitty people.”

    “Yeah. That’s something we’re working on. It’s something we’re working on. We’re trying to get the shitty people to not show up. It’s a product thing we’re working on right now.””

  18. Paul

    Google’s motto used to be “Don’t Be Evil”. They removed the “Don’t” back in 2015.

  19. Louis

    Ros

    I’d imagine Google have obergooglers and untergooglers and possibly sturmbanngooglers as well.

    Never ceases to amaze me how utterly in-tolerate the ‘tolerate’ are.

  20. Tyrants don’t need to burn books any more.
    There’s easier ways to stop ideas from being heard in the public arena.

  21. Annie A

    I am re- reading 1984 . My daughter is studying it for year 12 this year. This post is frighteningly replicating the Ministry of Truth, where Winston is rewriting history, where Big Brother ( google , twitter & Facebook) are deciding what is permisable to record, say and hear .
    Who gives these people – owners of google twitter etc – the audacity to think their opinions are the only ones tbat are correct and all others must be censored or eliminated ? What it seems is that the general populus are gullible enough to fall for the ‘ Party Line’. As in Orwell’s, book the young girls , the “unintelligent”and kids seem most vigilant and strict in upholding the orthodoxy. Is this coming true today in our society? But not just girls and kids but grown men and women and so called intellectuals. Is this the result of the education system?
    Sometimes I wonder that the powers that be are using -1984 as their script and we are all the characters/ pawns – as the similarities are so frightingly becoming reality?

  22. OldOzzie

    Yep have moved to DuckDuckGo

    Tom
    #2607729, posted on January 12, 2018 at 6:55 am
    I stopped using Google months ago as my search engine. I now use Duckduckgo and it is very good.

    If search engines like DuckDuckGo are serious about competing with Google, they should provide software that is as good as Google’s. DDG’s software is useless for me because I do up to 50 searches a day with qualifiers like timeframe and domain.

    Tom

    Agree Google is superior, but for 95% of what I want to research, I am using DuckDuckGo and happy with the browser

    I use AdBlock Broswer on my mobile

    For the 5%, I just change Google Chrome settings for default DuckDuckGo, back to Google for that 5 %

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