Google, formerly “Dont Be Evil”, uses its advertising monopoly power to force web sites to police even their comment sections. The mandatory media bias (#PCGagOrder) was often rectified in the comment section, often the only interesting part of MSM lying media publications. Google incurring financial losses in order to punish others is called “spite”1.
A Google spokesperson said in an email that it took action after determining the website violated its policies on content related to race.
June 17, 2020, 2:24 AM CST / Updated June 17, 2020, 7:59 PM CST
[…] Google has banned ZeroHedge, a far-right website that often traffics in conspiracy theories, from its advertising platform over policy violations found in the comments section of stories about recent Black Lives Matter protests.
“Protests” aka riots, looting,
Google also issued a warning on Tuesday to The Federalist over comments on articles related to recent protests.
A Google spokesperson said in an email on Monday that it demonetized the websites after determining they violated its policies on content related to race.
Violation of the #PCGagOrder and the racism taboo
“We have strict publisher policies that govern the content ads can run on and explicitly prohibit derogatory content that promotes hatred, intolerance, violence or discrimination based on race from monetizing,” the spokesperson wrote. “When a page or site violates our policies, we take action. In this case, we’ve removed both sites’ ability to monetize with Google.”
[Continue at Google bans website ZeroHedge from its ad platform over comments on protest articles]
- Social media “community standards” don’t allow “content” that encourages hatred against protected groups. Google enforces these standards to competing social medias, which is private comments. Note also that Disqus comment board already punished sites and certainly will soon block more sites
“We worked with [The Federalist] to address issues on their site related to the comments section,” Google’s PR team said in a statement. “Our policies do not allow ads to run against dangerous or derogatory content, which includes comments on sites, and we offer guidance and best practices to publishers on how to comply.”
According to NBC News, Google’s actions against the two sites came after it was notified of research conducted by the Center for Countering Digital Hate, a U.K. nonprofit that “combats online hate and misinformation.” [continue at Variety.com]
SEN. TED CRUZ BLASTS GOOGLE FOR CENSORSHIP OF THE FEDERALIST, DEMANDS ANSWERS ABOUT COLLUSION WITH NBC NEWS
“This is part of a bigger problem. The culture of free speech in this country is under attack, and Google is helping lead the charge,” Sen. Cruz wrote.f
Twitter tried to ban Sen. Tom Cotton after he went on cable news to advocate the use of the federal military to quell violent riots engulfing the nation.
The decision comes just a day after Google Ads attempted to demonetize The Federalist over “race based content.”