Suppressing Climate

Posted: November 3, 2017 by oldbrew in censorship, climate, ideology, Legal

And the difference between so-called political correctness and censorship is…???

Science Matters

The above video is how I first heard of PragerU.  Now the nonprofit organization is suing Google and Youtube for their ideological bias in suppressing Prager’s videos.

PragerU Sues YouTube For Discriminating Against Conservative Videos
is an article by Ben Weingarten at The Federalist.  Excerpts below with my bolds.

Those blackballed from social media platforms for sharing views dissenting from prevailing progressive Silicon Valley orthodoxy have to date had little recourse against the tech speech police. That is why PragerU’s newly filed suit against Google and Google-owned YouTube alleging unlawful censorship and free speech discrimination based on the educational video purveyor’s conservative political viewpoint has the potential to be groundbreaking.

The lawsuit, filed in federal court in California, details upwards of 50 PragerU educational videos that YouTube has, in PragerU’s view, unjustifiably slapped with “restricted mode” or “demonetization” filters, violating its First Amendment right to free speech. These filters…

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  1. Curious George says:

    PragerU should attempt to produce better videos. That said, Google now censors practically everything based on a fake excuse “fighting fake news”.

  2. Richard111 says:

    I’m beginning to suspect Google is controlled by some middle east organisation.

  3. oldbrew says:

    Does Google make clear what its filtering policies are? It obviously has them in terms of what is excluded or demoted to obscurity.
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