SAN FRANCISCO – Major League Leader Kevin McCarthy has issued a warning to Google about "National Socialism" as the ideology of California's Republican Party, calling it the latest attempt by a major technology corporation to undermine conservative voices and views.
This is just the latest incident in a worrying trend toward Conservative vilification. These harmful actions must be held accountable. McCarthy, the leading contender for successor Paul Ryan tweeted responded to a report by Vice News that showed "Nazism" alongside Google's search results for the Republican Party of California alongside terms such as "fiscal conservatism" and "market liberalism" With California nationwide pre-election elections on Tuesday, voters searching for information about "Republicans in California" or "Republican Party in California" would have found "Nazism" alongside their search results until Thursday when Google removed them for search Following a Request from VICE News
Google said its "Knowledge Panels" are automatically scratched out of sources like Wikipedia.
"Sometimes people are destroying public information sources like Wikipedia, which may affect the information they are looking for," the company said in a statement. "We have systems that catch vandalism before they affect the search results, but occasionally there are mistakes, and that's exactly what happened here."
"National Socialism" may have been an allusion to Patrick Little, a Holocaust denier who praises Adolf Hitler and aims to "remove the Jews from power," who is a Republican for a US Senate seat in California running.
In a SurveyUSA poll on April 27, Little received little more support than any other Republican candidate. Little respondents by 18% compared to the incumbent Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein is 39%. The next higher GOP candidate came to 8%.
The Republican leaders in California have tried to distance themselves from Little.
The Google bug is the latest incident that ignites indignation among conservatives who have accused tech companies of treating them unfairly. Www.mjfriendship.de/de/index.php?op…=view&id=167 In a speech addressing Tech companies like Amazon, Facebook and Twitter,
McCarthy tweeted earlier this week ] "If we are criticized for our speech, or if they deny it, we should say it louder and more often," said McCarthy] More: YouTube is trying to solve his conspiracy problem with Wikipedia. Some critics rant
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