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Google Gives In to Employee Protest Demands, Scraps Mandatory Arbitration

Google has agreed to one of the demands made by the thousands of employees who protested the company’s response to sexual misconduct and harassment allegations last year, and will no longer require employees to settle disputes at the company through arbitration.

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Sundar Pichai Confirms Google Gave Money to National Review Institute

Google CEO Sundar Pichai confirmed that the tech giant gave funds to the National Review Institute, the policy arm of establishment conservative magazine National Review — but there is a discrepancy in Pichai’s explanation of why the donation is not listed in the company’s annual transparency report.

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Bokhari: Free Trade Leads to Globalized Tyranny

In the context of the western demographic crisis and the booming developing world, free trade creates an incentive for corporate cooperation with authoritarian societies.

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Report: Google Hosted Malware App that Steals Cryptocurrency

Google reportedly hosted a “malware” app on its Google Play store that stole users’ cryptocurrency, leading tech site Ars Technica to claim the company “can’t be trusted to proactively keep malware out of Play.”

A laptop computer showing Youtube's logo on its screen is held in front of graffiti on March 27, 2014 in Istanbul. Turkey on March 27 banned video-sharing website YouTube, a week after blocking access to Twitter, after both were used to spread audio recordings implicating the prime minister in corruption, …

YouTube Explores Censorship of ‘Dislikes’ After ‘Rewind’ Humiliation

YouTube is considering removing or limiting its users’ ability to use the “dislike” button to indicate their distaste for content after one of the platform’s own official videos — the infamous “Rewind 2018” annual recap — became the most disliked YouTube video in history.

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Bokhari: A Left-Wing Journalist Mafia Now Runs Silicon Valley

The Internet once seemed poised to utterly destroy the establishment media. In an era where everyone with a phone and a social media account could reach an audience of millions, the need for professional journalists gatekeeping information seemed pointless.