Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Amazon.com Inc's (AMZN.O) cloud computing arm is making an aggressive push into one of the most sensitive technology sectors: U.S. elections.




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It was only a matter of time.

Google already does it by manipulating their searches.

I've come up oddly one sided on searches the last few months, even years, when I make politically related searches. Google is good on all the others.

I don't use exclusively google for searching any more. I use other search engines which have proven my suspicions of search engine bias.

#1 | Posted by goatman at 2019-10-20 05:40 PM | Reply

There is a reason why I like libertarianism. Keep the central government small as possible, and keep a close eye on the people who spend your tax dollars. Power corrupts.

#2 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-10-20 05:45 PM | Reply

"There is a reason why I like libertarianism. Keep the central government small as possible, and keep a close eye on the people who spend your tax dollars. Power corrupts."

Brilliant. So now we have a corporation taking control of elections. What a total idiot you actually are.

#3 | Posted by danni at 2019-10-21 10:08 AM | Reply

#3 | Posted by danni I see skewed search results on Yahoo regularly. I am aware of their dishonesty and prejudice. It does not deter me from using the search engine, I know if I look for a recipe I won't have any problem, but I am always suspicious of a search for anything remotely political. Youtube stops a lot a lot of submissions from earning revenue, for arbitrary reasons, many times just because someone disagrees with anything who reviews content. I still use Youtube, and I know they don't want me to view some view points. These are private businesses and frankly they have that power.
But you want the government to moderate this content? You don't see the danger there? From a long association with the government you are trusting so implicitly, I consider this level of naivety idiotic. I can stop using those sites and search engines, and many have. It is another mater to change law after enacted. Government power always ends up with a man with a gun telling you what to do.
What if you get your way and some government agency reviews all content providers, and determines what you see? What if the reviewers don't have a progressive or liberal viewpoint, and remove what they disagree with? Your thought process is apparently limited.

#4 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-10-21 11:51 AM | Reply


#5 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-10-21 11:52 AM | Reply

Doc thinks his mirror has a liberal bias because he doesnt like what he sees.

Wing ding a ling delusion is strong.

#6 | Posted by bored at 2019-10-21 01:20 PM | Reply

#6 | Posted by bored, No, I agree with Orwell who said we deserve the face we deserve at 50. I am 63.

#7 | Posted by docnjo at 2019-10-21 02:15 PM | Reply

I use the Wikibuy extension wikibuy.com, search Amazon, and make my purchases from the Wikibuy suggested alternatives, even if they are a little more expensive. I also don't read the Post anymore (owned by Bezos). Screw big brother. Though I'm certainly using web sites and services that are stored on Amazon's servers; they really are everywhere (and they have a huge contract with the CIA).<>

#8 | Posted by hamburglar at 2019-10-23 08:07 AM | Reply

Oh shoot, I pissed off the HTML

#9 | Posted by hamburglar at 2019-10-23 08:08 AM | Reply

Wikibuy? A Capital One Company? Which is worse? Anyhow...

DuckDuckGo is a good method of search. I also just Tor and us sites like Google. It's not that I think I am completely hidden - its more about having usable sites and no effective tracking.

#10 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2019-10-23 08:33 PM | Reply

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