Starting on August 18, Google will officially "ban publishers from using its ad platform next to content that promotes conspiracy theories about Covid-19," meaning unless they tow the government's version of events, they will no longer qualify for Google ad revenue.
This is significant because upwards of 70 percent of all online ad spending is controlled by Google. Getting the axe by Google, in other words, means that sites will potentially be cut off from their primary revenue streams simply for offering a different perspective on the pandemic.
While the new rule will supposedly only apply to specific pages on a web platform that discuss the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), Google added the caveat that "in cases where a particular site publishes a certain threshold of material that violates these policies, it will ban the entire site from using its ad platforms."
According to CNBC, one of the mainstream fake news outlets that made the announcement on behalf of Google, these changes are necessary to help steer the general public towards the "authoritative scientific consensus" on the pandemic.
"[B]anned claims," CNBC further indicated, "would include conspiracy theories like vaccines being attempts to genetically modify the population, that Bill Gates created Covid-19 or that the disease was a bioweapon created in a Chinese lab."
CNBC must also think that the "Five Eyes" intelligence agencies, which include those in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States, are also "conspiracy theories," as they, too, indicated back in April that they were looking into the suspicious origins of the novel virus.
These agencies, as reported by Zero Hedge back at the time, had been "looking closely at the work of a senior scientist at the Wuhan Institute of Virology, Peng Zhou, as they examine whether COVID-19 originated from a wet market or whether the naturally – occurring virus may have been released from the level four laboratory in Wuhan that was studying deadly coronavirus pathogens from bats."
It would seem as though the "authoritative scientific consensus" as defined by CNBC and Google actually originates in communist China, which is steering the narrative away from the truth.
One wonders if Google is also planning to censor and demonetize the unscientific assessments of some 1,200 so-called experts who are on record as claiming that the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) did not spread during the George Floyd riots, but is spreading at churches and grocery stores frequented by otherwise law-abiding citizens.
Our guess is no because Google has repeatedly made it clear that its "policies" are politically one-sided and always stacked against its opposition. Censorship at Google is selective, in other words, and always has been.
It is important to keep in mind that Google is also in charge of the advertising companies that participate in its AdSense program. They are not the ones choosing to not have their ads appear on politically incorrect websites, but rather it is Google that is acting as the all-seeing, all-knowing gatekeeper in deciding who gets paid and who gets financially starved.
"I wonder why this is so important to the executives of Google," asked one Zero Hedge commenter. "Facts so strong you are not allowed to question or investigate them?"
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