Posted onJanuary 28, 2021byifnm|Comments Off on ‘Where is the line between global business & attempts to control society?’ Putin asks Davos as he calls out power of Big Tech
These events have shown that Big Tech companies “in some areas have de facto become rivals to the government,” Putin said.
Technology giants have become powerful rivals to governments,
but there are doubts over the benefits for society of their monopoly
positions, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin told the annual World
Economic Forum, on Wednesday .
is the line between a successful global business, in-demand services
and consolidation of big data – and attempts to harshly and unilaterally
govern society, replace legitimate democratic institutions, restrict
one’s natural right to decide for themselves how to live, what to
choose, what stance to express freely?” Putin wondered.
“We’ve all seen this just now in the US. And everybody understands what I’m talking about,” he added.
Posted onJanuary 19, 2021byifnm|Comments Off on Report: Google and Facebook Made a ‘Secret Deal’ to Dominate Online Advertising
The New York Times recently outlined the inner workings of a secret deal between Facebook and Google that allowed the companies to jointly dominate the online advertising market.
In an article titled “Behind a Secret Deal Between Google and Facebook,” the New York Times
outlines a secret deal between Facebook and Google related to the
online advertising market that the two companies largely dominate.
Facebook revealed in 2017 that it was testing a new way of selling
ads online that could threaten Google’s control of the online
advertising market, but just two years later Facebook announced that it
would be joining an alliance of companies backing a similar effort by
Google, seemingly abandoning its own plans that would have allowed the
company to better compete with Google.
Facebook never clarified why it seemed to abandon its own project,
but an antitrust lawsuit filed by ten state attorneys general last month
implies that Google had extended to Facebook a sweetheart deal to be a
Executives at six of the partners in the alliance told the NYT that their agreements with Google did not contain many of the generous benefits that Facebook received and that Google had given Facebook a significant advantage over the other partners in the alliance.
Posted onJanuary 14, 2021byifnm|Comments Off on Elon Musk: Americans Will Be ‘Unhappy’ with Big Tech as the ‘de Facto Arbiter of Free Speech’
Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has commented on the Big Tech Masters of the Universe and their rampant censorship, saving: “A lot of people are going to be super unhappy with West Coast high tech as the de facto arbiter of free speech.”
The Tesla CEO was responded to a satirical piece by the Babylon Bee,
entitled, “Evil Fascist Dictator Censored And Voted Out Of Office.”
“A lot of people are going to be super unhappy with West Coast high tech as the de facto arbiter of free speech,” wrote Musk.
“West Coast high tech has to make the distinction between banning
hate speech and banning speech it hates,” commented one user in reply to
“This is an important distinction,” responded Musk.
Posted onJanuary 12, 2021byifnm|Comments Off on Google Sued by YouTube Rival Over Search Rankings (Video)
Video-sharing site Rumble, citing a Wall Street Journal investigation, alleges Google diverted traffic away from it toward YouTube
Video-sharing site Rumble Inc. accused Google in a lawsuit of abusing
the power of its search engine and mobile operating system to boost its
YouTube video service over rivals, the latest allegation of
anticompetitive conduct against the Alphabet Inc. unit.
Toronto-based Rumble, which has become popular among
conservative pundits, on Monday filed an antitrust suit in federal court
in California arguing that Google is “unfairly rigging its search
algorithms” to place YouTube above Rumble in its search results. Rumble
said Google’s behavior cost it significant numbers of viewers and
The lawsuit also argues that Google’s deals to pre-install a YouTube app on mobile devices running Google’s Android operating system have unfairly deprived Rumble of viewers.
Posted onJanuary 12, 2021byifnm|Comments Off on Conservative Leaders: Tech Companies Pose Existential Threat, Must Be Broken Up
Freedom has never been threatened like this before. We live our lives online, especially now, during the pandemic. The entire conservative movement will be canceled by the left and their thugs if we let them.
Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell and more than 30
conservative leaders issued the following statement Monday calling for
the breakup of Big Tech companies including Amazon, Google, Facebook and
Apple after their sweeping acts of censorship against conservatives and
President Donald Trump this past week.
“Big Tech has declared war on free speech and is now an existential threat to democracy. The tech tyrants began to systematically shut down the conservative movement over the weekend. This is an all out assault on our republic from within like we’ve never seen before. We will not stand idly by as they cancel conservatives for daring to speak freely.
Posted onMarch 28, 2020byifnm|Comments Off on Video: Major Tech Companies Kowtow to China’s Communist Party, Just Like Huawei—Roslyn Layton [CPAC 2020]
In this episode of American Thought Leaders ??, we sit down with Dr. Roslyn Layton, a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and the co-founder of China Tech Threat. She is also a visiting researcher at Aalborg University Center for Communication, Media, and Information Technologies and a vice president at Strand Consult, both in Denmark.
Comments Off on Video: Major Tech Companies Kowtow to China’s Communist Party, Just Like Huawei—Roslyn Layton [CPAC 2020]
Posted onFebruary 15, 2018byifnm|Comments Off on How Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google manipulate our emotions (Video)
The combined market capitalization of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google is now equivalent to the GDP of India. How did these four companies come to infiltrate our lives so completely? In a spectacular rant, Scott Galloway shares insights and eye-opening stats about their dominance and motivation — and what happens when a society prizes shareholder value over everything else. Followed by a Q&A with TED Curator Chris Anderson.
Posted onJanuary 1, 2018byifnm|Comments Off on Redfin CEO: ‘Silicon Valley Is Going To Leave Silicon Valley’
Although Redfin is based in Seattle, Kelman believes the coastal exodus will be “so good for the country.”
Move over California and New York: Make room for Texas and Utah.
That’s the message of Redfin’s Glenn Kelman, chief executive of the $2.5 billion web-based real estate company, which predicts the surge of migration from coastal to middle America will continue, if not accelerate.
“Silicon Valley is going to leave Silicon Valley,” Kelman told CNBC’s Power Lunch show on Wednesday. “Google employs more engineers outside of Silicon Valley than it does in Silicon Valley, and if Google can’t afford Silicon Valley, then no one can.”
The main driver, Kelman said, of the migration of workers and companies from cities like San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York, to Houston, Dallas, and Salt Lake City, will be housing prices. That and the new GOP tax plan, which lowers the cap on interest-deductible mortgage debt from $1 million to $750,000.
A spokeswoman for Lidl’s UK arm said it was “completely unacceptable that this content is available to view, and it is, therefore, clear that the strict policies which Google has assured us were in place to tackle offensive content are ineffective”.
YouTube has a perv problem.
The streaming-video giant has seen a slew of big brands — including Adidas, Deutsche Bank, Amazon and Oreo maker Mondelez — yank ads after a UK newspaper revealed on Friday they got paired with videos of scantily clad children that attracted disgusting comments from pedophiles.
Creeps have been flocking to YouTube videos of young girls in their underwear lazing in bed, doing splits and playing with each other. Many of the segments are uploaded by the kids themselves, with sick viewers asking them to remove their clothes and perform sex acts in future videos.
In its investigation, the Times of London said YouTube, a unit of Alphabet’s Inc. Google, had allowed sexualized imagery of children to be easily searchable, and that it hadn’t lived up to promises to better police its site to protect children.
I watch Hollywood awards ceremonies where a supposed artist screams out for punching people in the face for political disagreements, and the entire horde of Botoxed brain zombies leaps to their feet in an ungodly and unholy howl of rampant bloodlust approval.
“We can call it Cultural Marxism, but at the end of the day, we experience it on a day to day basis, by that I mean a minute by minute, second by second basis. It’s political correctness and it’s multiculturalism.” – Andrew Breitbart