A research presentation by Google employees reveals the extent to which search giants are making decisions about freedom of speech and censorship. The presentation, which was leaked this week to Breitbart News
and was entirely announced by the organization, is titled "The Good Censor" and is a blend of insights and research findings based on interviews and contributions from various journalists. Scholar, cultural critic. According to the first slide in the presentation, "We have to reassure the world that we support the freedom of the press and protect our users from harmful behavior."
Slides rarely show Google's ongoing struggles, and Facebook and Twitter And is now reflected in many Silicon Valley technology platforms, and now has a wider range of human conversation. In essence, the company is asking if it can protect the negative aspects of free speech, including violent threats, fake news, bots, trolling, propaganda and electoral interference. voice. Google said in a presentation that the Internet is based on "the principles of utopia free speech" and that Silicon Valley is built up largely in accordance with the guiding principles above.
One of the most amazing things is talking about the utopian promise of the Internet. In their example, Google lists "Logan Paul" with "The Right of the Alt Right"! pic.twitter.com/8WqupuAgWJ
– Charlie Warzel (@cwarzel) October 10, 2018
According to Google's announcement, "Google censors governments and businesses, Slide shows how the part of the Internet is dominated by bad actors, how the technology companies and governments have not solved the problem, and how the technology platform is responsible for securing what is happening in applications and websites. In relation to censorship, we've been looking at how the government's three-fold increase in takedown requests over the past two years, how YouTube is targeting the majority of these requests, and how it supports Google search results.
Presentation suggests that a technology company "has a balance between two positions that are incompatible with each other. "The reason for this is that companies like Google, Facebook, and Twitter are taking more approaches to mediation in response, which is why censorship is growing.
Presentations show how a powerful company like Google can address these issues by addressing these issues. It is important to note that responsiveness is paramount to addressing persistent imbalances and does not "adequately censor" It's a frank view of trying to analyze and try to solve it, but hanging on to the whole conversation is the launch of Google's search products and news sites in China with code names. The company has yet to acknowledge its efforts on the project, The survey report on the existence of large-scale internal disputes, famous Led to the resignation of four serious inquiries and parliamentary slide did reveal plans to operate in the mention of China, the historical approach to online censorship and authoritarian social way, or there.
Responding to the leak, Google said the study does not represent a formal company location, but rather a study that helps users better understand how they think about these key issues. In a statement, the company said in The Verge : "Google is committed to free expression and supporting the free flow of ideas is at the heart of our mission. Enforcing policies in a way that prioritizes the content of one political ideology over other political ideologies basically conflicts with our goal of providing a service that works for all. "
" Good censors " As follows: