Decentralize Everything #3: The Googolopoly Has Peaked

by Chris Campbell
Laissez Faire Books

“Google, Inc.,” U.S. News reported last week, “isn’t just the world’s biggest purveyor of information; it is also the world’s biggest censor.”

There are, according to U.S. News, nine different blacklist techniques Google uses to censor information as it sees fit. Some of it, as a private company, is justifiable. But some of it is blatant censorship. (See for yourself.)

“Google is not the only company suppressing content on the internet,” U.S. News goes on. “Reddit has frequently been accused of banning postings on specific topics, and a recent report suggests that Facebook has been deleting conservative news stories from its newsfeed, a practice that might have a significant effect on public opinion — even on voting. Google, though, is currently the biggest bully on the block.”

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