Every year, nearly half the world's population uses Google.
According to Internet Live Stats,
Google uses these services to track users and collect information about them.
It's now reality:
Because of this, Google Inc. is susceptible to political and ideological censorship, affecting billions of users who use Google services annually.
With this power, Google interferes with,
There are industries and political agendas that influence Google, industries that will do whatever it takes to shut down truthful speech and manipulate how people think.
Google refuses to be held accountable to First Amendment standards
Google is not a neutral platform, so search results are engineered to highlight the viewpoints that matter most to Google executives and their cult culture.
Rich and influential people, emboldened by their special interests, practically lobby Google to push their agendas while suppressing any dissent or competition on the web.
While some ideologies are popularized by Google, others are pushed to the shadows, de-monetized and mocked.
Google is under fire for censoring conservative website PragerU. Very few organizations have the legal firepower to fight back against Google, but PragerU has taken Google to court.
In a statement filed with the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Google argues that government regulation would have,
In their statement,
The anti-American behemoth refuses to enforce the First Amendment across their services because this,
U.S. should Appoint Third-party Judicial Commission to Review Censorship Cases
Google should still remain in control over its own content regulation, but the United States should appoint a third party commission to review Google's actions when complaints of political, business, and ideological censorship are brought forth.
With so much power over information and with mounting complaints of censorship coming against Google, it is imperative that a judicial review committee hold Google accountable when they are violating the free speech rights of people on the internet.
According to their legal statement, Google still believes their company can discriminate on the basis of political viewpoints, because they,
What Google does not understand is that, with the proper legal oversight, their monopoly can be forced to operate more fairly, without engaging in anti-competitive practices that benefit their own agendas and the goals of their highly influential friends.
People and organizations that are censored by Google deserve the right to bring forth their case and have their voice be heard.
Google can be forced to respect people's First Amendment rights and can be legally required to correct their algorithms when they are using their technology to abuse content creators, advertisers, and search engine users.
The rule of law should be upheld...