Harmeet Dhillon Appears on Fox News’ ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ To Discuss Google and Political Censorship
According to Dhillon:
I’m glad that the public’s attention is now being drawn to what James Damore and several other of my clients have known for some time that Google talks out of both sides of its mouth. Internally they crush conservatives and punishes dissent, and also skews its search engines’ results against conservatives. Publicly, it tells lawmakers, public, and regulators that they’re not doing any of those things and that document has been caught red-handed saying, internally, “Of course we censor and it’s good censorship. It is beneficial to do that as a business and for the society as a whole,” so they need to be held accountable and reconcile these irreconcilable differences that they have.
Under Communications Decency Act section 230, all of these big social media companies—Twitter, Facebook, Google and others—have immunity. Fox News, for example, can’t label me or somebody else, dangerous. That will be defamatory, but Google, Twitter, Facebook, and others can, and they do it every day. Now they’re acknowledging it privately, but not publicly. Google and other companies spread large buckets around Capitol Hill. It’s effective. Everybody looks the other way. It’s protection money.
It’s outrageous [they have exemptions but Google are lying]. We need to hold them accountable. This problem could be a bilateral problem. The issue is they’re relying on an outdated concept of early stages of the Internet that this protection was needed. That is long gone. These people doesn’t need protection. The public needs protection from them. The tables are turned. That’s one thing that they’re concerned about losing. The other is antitrust regulation.