COVID Empowers Google, Facebook & Twitter Censors

The Wuhan virus has presented the left-leaning Big Tech companies yet another opportunity to burnish their reputations for censorship of conservatives and independent thinkers. They have seized that opportunity. To be sure, Google/YouTube, Facebook and Twitter have allowed much speech and activity on their platforms that dissents from official government advisories and loyal liberal orthodoxy to such. But […]

Google & YouTube Censor Tulsi Gabbard, Too

It turns out that not just conservatives can expect censorship of their content and advertisements by dominant search and web advertisement service Google, and by the equally powerful video site it owns, YouTube. It turns out also that if you are a Democrat who fails to fully adhere to the orthodox progressive agenda, then you […]

YouTube Demonetizes Video About Ilhan Omar FEC Complaint

According to a YouTuber known as Viva Frei, his video explaining our Complaint filed Wednesday has been demonetized. We have had no contact with him, and until now, had never heard of him. He has 108,000 subscribers to his channel and the Omar video has almost 15,000 views. Viva Frei actually does a pretty good […]

Flaherty Rips Alphabet/Google at Annual Meeting for Caving to ‘Left-Wing Mob’

Today, I presented our shareholder proposal on combatting sexual harassment at the annual meeting of Alphabet in Sunnyvale, California. The resolution was opposed by the company. The text of my remarks are below this video of my presentation: I can’t figure out why the company opposes this proposal on sexual harassment after pledging to do […]

Google CEO Sundar Pichai’s Failed Leadership

The latest earnings report from Alphabet, Google’s parent company, demonstrates that the company is still a cash cow, but it does nothing to allay fears about the intrusive role “big data” plays in our lives. Nor does it provide respite from serious credibility problems facing the company’s leadership. For instance, Google CEO Sundar Pichai may have lied […]

Censorship of Conservatives Out of Control at Twitter, Facebook, YouTube

By now the complaints are voluminous and widely known, but it’s become clear that popular social media Web sites YouTube (a Google subsidiary), Twitter and Facebook do not intend to end censorship of conservatives’ messaging and content on their platforms. The highest profile example from this week is Twitter’s block of an ad by Rep. […]