Thursday, July 23, 2020

Google Makes All Top Conservative And Alt-Media Sites Disappear

Google appears to have ramped their censorship algorithms up to a ten on Monday and Tuesday by outright deleting pretty much all conservative and alt-media sites from their search results.

Just noticed Google has removed several conservative websites from search results (at least on my end, in the UK). RedState, Breitbart, Daily Caller, Human Events, and more - all like this for pages of results
— Charlie Nash (@CharlieNash) July 21, 2020

Websites providing a left-wing perspective are also affected. MintPress News has a small link in the Wiki info bubble, but no links to the website (or any of its articles) in 8 pages of search results
— Charlie Nash (@CharlieNash) July 21, 2020

I noticed this on Monday night at around 9:00 pm. I tried to search Google for past articles I wrote on Tucker Carlson getting doxed by Antifa using " tucker antifa" as the search term and not one single article showed up even though I've written about Tucker and Antifa multiple times.

Being blacklisted by Google isn't new (I've been algorithmically suppressed since at least 2011 when they unveiled the "duplicate content" excuse to suppress alt media) but being outright blocked from all results when using the "site:" operator was brand new.

The Daily Caller's Chuck Ross noticed the same thing on Tuesday:

An experiment on whether Google is blocking search results for conservative sites. Randomly picked Stefan Halper as a search term. NYT and WaPo have 96 returns combined. No results on @DailyCaller, though we've probably published his name 100 times.
— Chuck Ross (@ChuckRossDC) July 21, 2020

As Mediaite reported, everything from Breitbart, The National Pulse, The Drudge Report, Newsbusters, The Bongino Report, and Human Events were affected but "[l]egacy media outlets — including The New York Times and Washington Post — did not appear to be harmed."

After getting called out by Senator Josh Hawley, Google said it was the result of a "technical error."

So what’s this ⁦@Google⁩? Let me guess, another “algorithmic error”? One that just happens to affect only conservatives
— Josh Hawley (@HawleyMO) July 21, 2020

We are aware of an issue with the site: command that may fail to show some or any indexed pages from a website. We are investigating this and any potentially related issues.
— Google SearchLiaison (@searchliaison) July 21, 2020

Today we became aware of an issue that impacted some navigational and site: operator searches. We investigated & have since fixed the bug. Contrary to some speculation, this did not target particular sites or political ideologies….
— Google SearchLiaison (@searchliaison) July 21, 2020

We apologize for the concerns caused by this issue and appreciate it being brought to our attention.
— Google SearchLiaison (@searchliaison) July 21, 2020

It's amazing how they just outright lie about the political censorship they've been doing for more than decade. It has been blatantly obvious for well over a year now they've compiled blacklists of every alt-media site and they openly announced as much in 2017.

Conservatives need to stop saying Google's results are due to "algorithms." Google enlisted a 10,000 strong "army" to censor content deemed "upsetting" or "offensive" or "fake news" back in 2017 -- and they did exactly that. @LibertarianBlue
— Chris Menahan πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ (@infolibnews) August 30, 2018

As I reported at the time, Google announced they were enlisting a 10,000 strong army of "quality raters" to flag search results deemed "anti-semitic," "racist," "offensive," "upsetting," "anti-Islam," "fake news" and so on. Infowars was immediately deranked and Google actually came out and blamed a "rouge contractor" and reversed their decision shortly thereafter (they later went on to ban Alex Jones, Infowars' entire crew and fan clip channels from YouTube for "hate speech").

Google also blatantly artificially algorithmically boosts falsehood-filled, low-quality, phony "fact-checks" from propaganda organs like NewsGuard and MediaBiasFactCheck which no one would bother to read otherwise.

The other day, I searched "Information Liberation" and an error-ridden phony fact-check from NewsGuard that was a PDF file was the number one result. The "fact-check" dinged my site for reporting on a doctor claiming he was finding hydroxychloroquine effective (I made no claims about the drug's efficacy) and they cited the now-retracted Lancet study written by a suspected scammer and a porn star as proof I was wrong.

Google-owned YouTube doesn't even try to hide their bias. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has been systematically purging every popular right-wing channel on the entire site for over two years now.

As I reported last week, YouTube banned Roosh, Press For Truth, Martin Sellner and several others. Over the past two years they've banned tons of popular right-wing voices from Alex Jones and Red Ice to Christian channels like TruNews and Pastor Steven Anderson.

All Banned.

Stefan Molyneaux
Jared Taylor
Nick Fuentes
Alex Jones
Atheism is Unstoppable
Steven Anderson
Red Ice TV
E. Michael Jones
Roosh V
Radix NPI
Martin Sellner
James Allsup
Gavin McInnes
Owen Benjamin
The Ralph Retort
Cultured Thug
The Great Order
— Wolf Nationalist πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ (@WolfNationalist) July 14, 2020

They've carried out no similar purge of leftists and have in fact given them huge algorithmic boosts even though no one wants to watch their content.

So much content has been banned that BitChute, which hosts much of the content YouTube deleted, broke into the top 1,000 sites in the US just the other day.

According to we have just become one of the top 1000 websites in the USA πŸš€πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡ΈπŸ˜Ž Another 979 places to catch themtube
— BitChute (@bitchute) July 19, 2020

In addition to 980 in the US πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ
878 in the UK πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§
and a whopping 336 in Germany! πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ Guten Tag
— BitChute (@bitchute) July 19, 2020

We're only six weeks out from the first votes being cast in the 2020 election and Google has made it abundantly clear they're going to interfere in this election even more than they did in the 2018 midterms.

It's an absolute disgrace that the Republican Party is allowing this to happen.

Google's actions are blatant anti-trust violations and tortious interference and their interference in our elections is a thousand times more criminal than the actions of any Russians.


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