It’s clear that Google has gotten too big for its britches. For a company to get away with all the censorship and bias that Google has, it has to be extremely powerful. Google has become like those banks that everyone thought were too big to fail. A few may have gone belly up, but the biggest of the big are still around doing what Merchant does best; squeeze every bit of life and assets out of anything in its wake, like a sky darkening locust swarm.
Okay, that was a bit dramatic, but you get my point.
But is Google in the pocket for Hillary Clinton? Decide for yourself. In other words, yes.
Google denies manipulating search engine to hide unflattering posts about Hillary Clinton
“Google Autocomplete does not favor any candidate or cause,” said a Google spokesperson in an email to the Washington Times.
“Claims to the contrary simply misunderstand how Autocomplete works.
SourceFed, a news and pop-culture website, has accused the world’s largest search engine of “actively altering search recommendations in favor of Hillary Clinton’s campaign” by filling in searches for potentially negative terms like “crimes” and “indictment” with inoffensive substitutions such as “crime reform” and “Indiana.”
“The intention is clear. Google is burying potential searches for terms that could have hurt Hillary Clinton in the primary elections over the past several months by manipulating recommendations on their site,” SourceFed’s Matt Lieberman said in a Thursday video.
The analysis found a very different result with Google’s top competitors, Bing and Yahoo.
When spotted the terms “Hillary Clinton cri” and “Hillary Clintion ind,” Bing and Yahoo brought up as their top choices “Hillary Clinton criminal charges” and “Hillary Clinton indictment” as part of their auto-complete functions using the same key letters, according to SourceFed.
On the other hand, Mr. Lieberman did say that “there are a stunning number of links between Google and her campaign,” starting with former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, an active Clinton backer who runs a Clinton campaign data-analysis contracting firm. Read more…
Makes you think, doesn’t it?