The pundit made the claim at a Senate hearing on allegations of tech censorship against conservatives.
"The cost of not doing this is the harm done to other Googlers every time they encounter these terms," says the company's diversity and inclusion team.
The president invited Republican lawmakers as well as social media stars who claim that tech giants are suppressing free speech.
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The tech giant's plan to add 20,000 homes will require lots of government permission slips and other investors' money.
Being a big company is not a crime. What problem are we trying to fix?
Despite scant evidence, everyone wants to believe that social media has a unique ability to control our thoughts and actions.
Legal scholar Jeff Kosseff wanted to write a "biography" of Section 230, the law that immunizes websites and ISPs from a lot of legal actions. He fears he has written its obituary.
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Will a thirst to punish Silicon Valley destroy our liberty?
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Do you have a license to link to that story? Will your sexy Tinder photo get confused with a celebrity's?
The Massachusetts Democrat is running for president, but sometimes it seems like she's running for America's super-CEO.
The tech giant is asking Becker, Minnesota, to waive 20 years' worth of city and county taxes.
"Google and Facebook should not be a law unto themselves. They should not be able to discriminate against conservatives."
Big publishers want new sources of revenue. But trying to force license fees for linking will backfire.
Facebook, Google, Apple, and others are now facing the sort of regulatory and antitrust animus once leveled at Bill Gates' company.
The tech giant actually stands to gain by legally hamstringing competition with tough regulations.
Yesterday's hearings didn't clarify much except that Washington is in a mood to regulate tech giants.
"Congressman, iPhone is made by a different company."
Tech companies are compiling incredibly detailed dossiers about you.
Censorship is when government limits speech, and tech firms are not monopolies. They are successful private businesses; others are free to compete with them.
What should the culture of free speech, free expression, and ownership look like on our social media platforms?
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"Actively counter islamophobic, algorithmically biased results from search terms 'Islam', 'Muslim', 'Iran', etc."
An aide for the jailed dissident calls Google's actions "political censorship."
The Department of Justice plans to look into whether social media platforms are "hurting competition and intentionally stifling the free exchange of ideas."
Kevin Hassett, chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, defended Trump's idea of regulating the search giant.
The tech visionary makes the case that today's online giants will be massively disrupted because we'll tire of their walled gardens.
5 of the 6 largest European antitrust decisions have been slapped on U.S. tech companies
This will hurt local challengers, not the Kremlin.
Employee head taxes are enjoying an undeserved popularity.
It's not just email spam; GDPR has led companies to shut down access to sites and games.
Our video is awesome. But nothing in the First Amendment says YouTube has to run it.
If our democracy cannot survive another 43 hours of political videos on YouTube, it is already doomed.
Comma.ai aims to bring plug-and-play autonomy to the masses.
The overreaction to critiques of diversity methods ramps up the culture war unnecessarily.
Make no mistake, says Cato Institute's Walter Olson, the government is playing a role in policing speech at your job.