Google Bans ZeroHedge, Threatens the Federalist Over Readers’ Comments

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Google demonetized ZeroHedge from its ad platform and threatened to drop The Federalist after finding ‘racist’ content in the comments sections of both websites. Most conservative content now is censored or banned. Senator Josh Hawley noted Google’s double standard of removing ZeroHedge for content in the comments section it does not monitor, but simultaneously the tech giant claims that the content it hosts and modifies IS NOT their speech under Section 230 of a law that gives tech companies immunity from being sued over content. -GEG

Elected officials reacted to Google’s threat of demonetization of the Federalist, which would restrict ad revenues to the news media outlet. Sean Davis, co-founder of the Federalist, spoke with Fox News’s Tucker Carlson on Tuesday’s edition of the latter’s eponymous TV program, describing coordination between NBC, Google, and a foreign left-wing organization in Europe.

NBC worked with the Center for Countering Digital Hate, an organization that smears conservative websites — including Breitbart News — while advocating digital boycotts and blacklists against them.

Rep. Josh Hawley (R-MO) noted Google’s application of a standard to the Federalist that it does not apply to itself.

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Dr LRD
Dr LRD
1 year ago

My thoughts are simply that it would be good to have a “contact us” for GEG and this site. If someone had a thought to contribute that might be productive during these times, I think it would possibly be helpful.
Good Wishes,
Dr LRD