Google & YouTube Accused of Racial Profiling

Several black content creators filed a federal class action Wednesday accusing YouTube and Google of using racial profiling in algorithms and artificial intelligence that filter and censor their video content so it reaches fewer viewers, similar to improper censorship of LGBTQ+ content creators the tech giants said was fixed years ago.

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A federal court in California granted Google’s motion to dismiss a suit brought by Tulsi Gabbard’s campaign accusing the company of unlawfully suspending her advertisements temporarily, finding that the campaign failed to show how Google’s regulation of its platform is “in any way equivalent to a governmental regulation of an election.”

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New Mexico Sues Google Over Collection of Kids’ Personal Data

New Mexico’s attorney general sued Google in federal court Thursday, claiming the tech giant is illegally collecting the personal information of children under the age of 13 through the company’s Google Education service that has been adopted by schools across the country.

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