Google was on the hot seat at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday. Republicans wanted answers on why the tech giant is censoring conservatives – but what came out of the hearing was far more sinister and dangerous than that.
Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) led the charge, alleging that Google – which runs its search engine and owns YouTube and Android – is manipulating search results to lead users to liberal sites.
“Every time we search on Google, we see only the web pages that Google decides we should see, in the order that Google decides we should see it,” the senator described. “Type a few letters into the search bar and Google will tell you what you should be looking for.” More