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Old 11-21-2017, 10:17 PM
 
Location: The Republic of Texas
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No, I don't like it when the government censors, but then Google is a privately held company and can decide what content it wants on its websites. Sort of like how City Data "censors" these forums, or at least that's the claim of malcontents.

You can still go and find the videos that were banned from You Tube, so technically they're not censored.

As for "one man's propaganda is another man's truth"...you're simply wrong about that.


Google is subsidized by federal government contracts, same with Amazon.
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Old 11-21-2017, 10:21 PM
 
Location: AZ
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Google is subsidized by federal government contracts, same with Amazon.
Lol. Government contract != subsidy. They're private companies, the first amendment does not apply.
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Old 11-21-2017, 10:58 PM
 
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What censorship?

I did a quick search for the first two allegedly banned videos on the list on and you can watch them just fine on Youtube (which is owned by Google). Sounds like fake news to me. No one is censoring anything.




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wJkFQohIKNI




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQCQ...ature=youtu.be
People will believe almost anything they read online

Just takes seconds to find out the premise of the thread is fake
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Old 11-22-2017, 01:03 AM
 
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lmao....It didn't before NN and it won't happen after in a big way. Companies like Netflix SHOULD pay to have their traffic carried since it uses more bandwidth than anything else. How is it fair that one companies content can hinder the other and you're ok with that? Bandwidth isn't made out of thin air. You do realize that everything you do right now is throttled in some way through QoS. It HAS to be, there isn't enough bandwidth to give everything 100%.

The consumer is already paying for access to that content. What destroying NN will do is allow the telecom companies to double dip on the consumer and business end both, also set up tiered access to sites and prioritise telecom content over content only providers.

Anyone who avidly supports the destruction of NN needs to have their head examined.
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Old 11-22-2017, 01:33 AM
 
Location: Katy,Texas
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People will believe almost anything they read online

Just takes seconds to find out the premise of the thread is fake
Slats Grobnick, the videos are censured, it is just a light censor though. Any person who puts their age on gmail and it is under 18 or a certain number is instantly restricted from going to these videos.

To conservatives out here, while Google and Youtube have a liberal slant they aren't doing this because they just absolutely abhor conservatives but because of ad revenue.

I already explained it earlier but as dsj pointed out it actually disproportionally affects liberal people because the thing censors videos for people who are LGBT (more LGBT are liberal). So it isn't leftists being hypocrites and while it was a problem before part of the reason is a group of vocal right wingers who like to talk about things that companies don't support. These people literally kill their channels every time they post and thus kill the whole platform. I'm sure Coke doesn't want their ad playing right before Lauren Southern describes eloquently how immigrants are the cancer on the west. Coke is international they can't be seen on a quasi-white nationalist video.
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Old 11-22-2017, 07:39 AM
 
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Why can't conservatives just create their own platforms to spew propaganda and lies? As a private business, Google can choose what content to provide. Private property rights used to be one of the key principles of conservatism. Right wing snowflakes have only one guiding principle now, perpetual victimhood and anger. It is sad how quick and steep the decline has been from a movement based on principles and facts to a mindless cult locked into a tribal mindset.
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Old 11-25-2017, 11:41 AM
 
Location: Austin
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What censorship?

I did a quick search for the first two allegedly banned videos on the list on and you can watch them just fine on Youtube (which is owned by Google). Sounds like fake news to me. No one is censoring anything.
Fake post.

Did you read the link? They are restricted so if you have your kids on restricted status they can't see them.
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Old 11-25-2017, 11:42 AM
 
Location: Austin
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It's a private company, they can do as they please. If you don't like the service, feel free to use another provider.
True. Or we can just make a stink about it and hope more people will realize that Google controls a lot of what they see.
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Old 11-25-2017, 11:43 AM
 
Location: Austin
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People will believe almost anything they read online

Just takes seconds to find out the premise of the thread is fake
So, show us how it's fake.

I don't believe your post.
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Old 11-25-2017, 11:44 AM
 
Location: Austin
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Anyone who avidly supports the destruction of NN needs to have their head examined.
Or maybe they just understand the issues better than you do.
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