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Facebook, Google Get Sued by Washington State Over Political Ad Records

Washington has filed a lawsuit against Facebook and Google over their inability to show their records on who purchased political ads on the platform. The two companies were reportedly paid millions for political ads but have failed in publishing key information, like the advertiser’s address, that’s required by law. Washington legislation mandates that advertisers collate …

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A Passenger Sued Southwest Airlines for Exactly $74,999 and It’s Totally Brilliant. Here’s Why

You may have heard: A Southwest Airlines passenger is suing Southwest for landing at the wrong airport. It’s the kind of case we talked about back in law school, and I was intrigued enough to dig up the court complaint down in Missouri. I’ve included it at the bottom of this story.  But I think the …

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Google Sued By Fired Employee Alleging that White, Male Conservatives are Systematically Discriminated Against

James Damore, the former Google engineer who was fired in 2016 after releasing a manifesto that questioned the benefits of diversity programs, has filed a discrimination lawsuit against Google. Damore also discussed his belief that Google is politically biased in the manifesto saying, “At Google, we talk so much about unconscious bias as it applies …

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Google Sued For ‘Censoring’ Conservative Educational Videos 10/27/2017

Prager University, a nonprofit that posts online educational videos, has sued Google for allegedly discriminating against conservative videos on YouTube. “Google/YouTube regulate and censor speech as if the laws governing free speech and commerce do not apply to it,” the school asserts in its complaint. “Defendants believe that they have unfettered, unbridled, and unrestricted power …

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