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Google Will Monitor and Transcribe Your Phone and Video Calls

Google’s new real-time captions feature, Live Caption, will soon be able to eavesdrop on voice and video calls to transcribe them as you speak. The feature is troubling in light of Google’s shaky history on privacy. In 2019, user audio recorded by Google Assistant was leaked to the media, who revealed that contractors around the world regularly listened to recordings of Google users without their knowledge.

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Vice President Mike Pence on Breitbart News Daily: We’re Doing Our ‘Very Best’ to Preserve Free Speech Online

Vice President Mike Pence appeared with Breitbart News Editor-in-Chief Alex Marlow on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily today to discuss how the Silicon Valley Masters of the Universe are censoring conservative voices online. Commenting on Facebook, Google, and Twitter censoring a video of medical professionals holding a press conference to discuss the Wuhan coronavirus, Pence said, “we’re going to do our very best every day between now and election day and for four more years after that to make sure that we preserve the freedom of speech and freedom of the press on the internet.”

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLORIDA - MAY 30: U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks after the launch of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket with the manned Crew Dragon spacecraft at the Kennedy Space Center on May 30, 2020 in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Earlier in the day NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug …

Report: Media ‘Fact checkers’ Lean Left

Sharyl Atkisson of RealClearInvestigations published an analysis Tuesday of fact-checking authorities that are used to control content on social media platforms and found that many of them lean left, reinforcing an anti-conservative bias.

The Facebook logo is seen on an advertisement by a local telecom company in Yangon on June 7, 2018. - Facebook has blacklisted a group of Myanmar Buddhist hardliners including monks notorious for bilious hate speech against Rohingya Muslims, the company said June 7, as it scrambles to show it …

Arizona State Publishes ‘Black Male Privilege’ Guide

Arizona State University published a “Black Male Privilege Checklist” that details the ways in which black men hold “privilege” over black women in American society. The list includes a variety of claims ranging from gender-based hairstyle challenges to the “gender pay gap” for professional athletes.

First Lady Michelle Obama greets students a day-long dance workshop to highlight contributions African American women have made to dance as part of Black History Month celebrations in the East Room at the White House in Washington, DC, February 8, 2016.

Woke Scientists Demand ‘Bigoted’ Bug Names Are Changed

Scientists have compiled a list of “problematic” bugs and other animals that they believe should be changed to promote social justice. The “slavemaker ant,” “rape bug,” and “large faggot worm,” are just a few of the insects that are featured on the list.

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How Google’s Monopoly Power Took Over Mobile Search Traffic – Even on Apple iPhones

Last week, Breitbart News revealed that Google Search is interfering in the election, purging links to conservative websites from its search results, including a complete purge of Breitbart News links from searches related to Joe Biden. The blacklisting of conservatives sources becomes even more serious in light of Google’s status as the default search engine on every smartphone in America — a monopoly on searches that Google pays Apple $1.5 billion to maintain.

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U. of Texas Bans All Parties

An official at the University of Texas at Austin announced on Friday that parties and large gatherings will be banned for the fall semester. The new policy, which was designed to prevent the spread of Wuhan coronavirus, applies to both on and off-campus gatherings of 10 or more people.

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