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Bokhari: The Demise of Google’s Free Speech Movement

Free speech at Google is long since dead. But it didn’t go down without a fight. As the tech giant embarked on its self-described “shift towards censorship”, many employees inside the company spoke out against it — and were rewarded with harassment and discrimination for remaining true to Google’s founding values.

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Harmeet Dhillon to Congress on Law Protecting Social Media Companies: ‘Strip that Immunity’

During a hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, lawyer Harmeet Dhillon got into a heated exchange with Sen. Jamie Raskin (D-MD), in which Dhillon argued that Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which provides special protections for social media platforms, should be revised to “strip that immunity from those companies, because they do not deserve it.”

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Google Still Non-Diverse, According to Latest Report

Google’s latest diversity report, released last Thursday, shows the Internet giant is continuing to struggle with its aim of diversifying its workforce, and has seen a mere 0.1 percent increase in the number of female, black and “Latinx” — Latino and Latina — employees.

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Court Seals Documents for Google in James Damore Case

Google has filed a motion in court to seal documents pertaining to James Damore’s class-action lawsuit against them, arguing that the documents were causing their employees to be “harassed.” In response, the court has agreed to seal the records for two months. Google is also branding critics of their far-left diversity policies as “alt-right” according to Damore’s attorney.

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Exclusive – Harmeet Dhillon: Silicon Valley ‘Actively Trying to Blacklist’ Conservatives ‘Through Some Hiring Engines’

Harmeet Dhillon, a San Francisco-based attorney representing former Google engineer James Damore in his class-action lawsuit against Google, joined SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight on Thursday to tease information about a burgeoning blacklist of conservatives among Silicon Valley-based technology companies. She told Breitbart News Senior Editors-at-Large Rebecca Mansour and Joel Pollak that some of her clients have been “blackballed” by “supposedly neutral hiring platforms.”

James Damore, right, a former Google engineer fired in 2017 after writing a memo about the biological differences between men and women, speaks at a news conference while his attorney, Harmeet Dhillon, listens, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in San Francisco. Damore discussed his lawsuit alleging that Google discriminates against workers …

Source: Google Secretly Lobbied NLRB Over James Damore

The media is rejoicing at a ruling by the National Labor Review Board (NLRB) which claims that Google was within its rights to fire its former software engineer, James Damore, for questioning company diversity policies. Except there’s one snag: the NLRB “ruling” wasn’t a ruling at all – it’s an internal advice memo with no effect on Damore’s current legal claims.

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Quillette: ‘Thinking Critically About Social Justice’

Free speech platform Quillette recently published an opinion piece titled “Thinking Critically About Social Justice” which discussed the recent decision of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in the case of former Google engineer James Damore.

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