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Google comes for Flopping Aces
Flopping Aces ^ | 11-17-21 | DrJohn

Posted on 11/17/2021 7:41:43 AM PST by Starman417

There is a growing darkness in the country. We are in the midst of a coup- a coup of the Constitution. Pelosi once asserted that dissent was patriotic. Now it is racist. Now dissent is punished if one strays from the party line. CRT is the new "n word." The government has become weaponized against conservatives. The current President, as did the last D President, tries to tip the scales of justice. The tech giants are allies in this process.

Facebook has become one of the arbiters of freedom of speech. Under the guise of the nebulous "community standards" the suspension hammer is the tool of choice to shut down "hate" speech. There is no list or link to learn what "hate speech" is or what "community standards" are. This is certainly by design so it could strike out of the blue when a Facebook goon is offended. Mark Zuckerberg is a wannabe Mussolini, a diminutive one at that. I decided to burn my Facebook account after the last suspension. I hope others will do the same.

Facebook is deleting all references to negative reactions to vaccines.

Twitter shadow bans those who get out of line. It chops the number of followers without notice. It limits visibility of the tweets of people who are out of line but only certain people are censured. Joe Biden can call Kyle Rittenhouse a "white supremacist" without any evidence and cripple Rittenhouse's right to a fair trial but that's just fine.

Biden is the ultimate purveyor of false information but since he's woke it's acceptable. Trump, OTOH, got banned.

Twitter allows that absolute lunatic Joy Reid to post racist content all day long. Enjoy.

Here's another example of what passes for acceptable on Twitter

Might end up in a watchlist for this, but if Kyle Rittenhouse doesnt get convicted, I hope somebody in his community jumps and kills him. — J. Chrles (@rugratking) November 15, 2021

And then there's Google and its property Youtube.

Google is actively demonetizing conservative sites to starve them out of existence. The Daily Caller:

YouTube is now demonetizing videos from content creators deemed too controversial for the platform, and conservatives and independents are being heavily impacted.

The move follows YouTube’s announcement earlier in August to catch and flag “controversial religious and supremacist” content hosted on the popular video-hosting website. Political and social commentators on YouTube are feeling the hurt—and they believe that they may be on a blacklist for having the wrong opinions.

The Daily Caller previously spoke to several popular commentary YouTubers who expressed skepticism of the system when the move was first announced last week.

Google uses "volunteer experts", i.e. left wing woke fascists to determine acceptable content.
Affected creators are unable to make money from their work, which is automatically flagged or vetted by volunteer “experts.” In addition, the new system incorporates “tougher standards” for controversial videos that do not break YouTube’s terms of service, which are placed in a purgatory state that effectively censors them from being recommended to YouTube viewers.
Google has demonetized the Gateway Pundit.

Pushed by NBC, Google threatened to demonetize The Federalist - over comments.

It has demonetized a Christian news site- Lifesite. for contradicting the "consensus."  Russian collusion was consensus too.

Google demonetized Piers Morgan.

Google demonetized Zero Hedge.

It throttled Prager U.

When it did not approve of the way the Rittenhouse trial was going Google shut down several live feeds.

Jonathan Turley:

NBC News reported yesterday that ZeroHedge and The Federalist were banned from generating revenue through Google Ads. This demonetization of sites is a favorite tool for critics to shutdown writers or sites with opposing views.  Google holds a virtual monopoly on such ad revenue (by some estimates over 70 percent of such revenue). Many groups recognized years ago that they could achieve a form of private censorship by getting Google, Twitter, and other companies to effectively cut off the ability of readers to see opposing views.  For those of us who are part of the dinosaur class on free speech, the solution to bad speech should be more and better speech — rather than preventing others from hearing or reading opposing views.
Now Google has come for Flopping Aces. We have been demonetized, shut off from Google Ads. The excuse?

"Dangerous" and "derogatory" content. As an example it cited an article I wrote- in 2012.

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TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: bidenvoters; bigtech; blogpimp; demonetized; freespeech; google; humbletarder; internet; loonylarrylucido; loserlarry; rittenhouse; rittenhouseacquittal; technotyranny; youtube

1 posted on 11/17/2021 7:41:43 AM PST by Starman417
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2 posted on 11/17/2021 7:44:55 AM PST by Red Badger (Homeless veterans camp in the streets while illegal aliens are put up in hotels.....................)
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You’re a hit and run poster who pimps his blog here. By the way, have you donated?

3 posted on 11/17/2021 7:46:30 AM PST by Larry Lucido (Donate! Don't just post clickbait!)
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Hey, Flopper, care to monetize FR?

4 posted on 11/17/2021 7:49:55 AM PST by Larry Lucido (Donate! Don't just post clickbait!)
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So you’re saying your little blog can’t stand on its own without help from Google?

Pretty pathetic, pal.

5 posted on 11/17/2021 7:55:43 AM PST by humblegunner (Ain't drownin', Just wavin'...)
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To: Larry Lucido

How about no? Good enough for you?

6 posted on 11/17/2021 8:19:43 AM PST by roving
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To: Larry Lucido

This site needs a lot of work before it sees a penny from me

7 posted on 11/17/2021 8:20:47 AM PST by roving
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To: Starman417

Nothing has changed except that the left has gamed the interweb and is trying to stifle dissent. If your arguments fall flat for 20 years this is your go to play. Stop those that argue.

8 posted on 11/17/2021 8:27:27 AM PST by ping jockey (Want to make a conservative mad,tell him a lie.Want to make a liberal lose his mind?Tell him Truths)
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To: All

9 posted on 11/17/2021 8:37:08 AM PST by FLNittany
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Way to support Dr. John everyone!

Yeah, right, we only need FR and one or two other blogs to fight back against the media, the regime, and everything else!

That’s the ticket....

10 posted on 11/17/2021 9:29:39 AM PST by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton (Dems: We cheated fair and square!!!)
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Time to Ma Bell Google, Facebook, Amazon, etc.

11 posted on 11/17/2021 9:46:08 AM PST by Sparticus (Primary the Tuesday group!)
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G**gle is the largest and most pervasive censor and manipulator of information that has ever existed ...

... at least in this planet.

If you use any G**gle product, you're as much as begging for a proctological exam every time you fire up a PC or handheld digital device.

12 posted on 11/17/2021 2:50:55 PM PST by Paal Gulli
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