Google announced in a recent blog post that they are working with Democratic organizations in order to purge libertarian voices from the Internet.
The search engine giant will be using machine learning to track “hate crimes and events” across America, relying on liberal groups such as ProRepublica, Buzzfeed News, and the Southern Poverty Law Center to provide information about which websites and journalists to permanently blacklist from their search results.
Pjmedia.com reports: And now, there are troubling signs that this tool could be used to ferret out writers and websites that run afoul of the progressive orthodoxy.
In the announcement, Simon Rogers, data editor of Google News Labs, wrote:
Now, with ProPublica, we are launching a new machine learning tool to help journalists covering hate news leverage this data in their reporting.
The Documenting Hate News Index — built by the Google News Lab, data visualization studio Pitch…