has filed a motion in court to seal documents pertaining to James
Damore’s class-action lawsuit against them, arguing that the documents
were causing their employees to be “harassed.” In response, the
court has agreed to seal the records for two months. Google is also
branding critics of their far-left diversity policies as “alt-right”
according to Damore’s attorney.
have sealed it for a two-month period, believe it or not.” said Harmeet
Dhillon, the attorney representing Damore and the other plaintiffs in
lawsuit documents, which can still beaccessedvia
Dhillon’s website, have been a source of multiple news stories about
Google. Most recently, Breitbart Newsreportedon
new evidence published in the latest filing, which shows that Google
cautions its managers against rewarding the values of “white-male
dominant culture,” including “individual achievement” and “objectivity.”
The documents also show that Google has failed to discipline employees
co-workers for holding differing points of view.
Google is trying to have this embarrassing material shut off from the
called up the court and they said ‘some of our employees are being
harassed, we want to bring a motion to seal this entire lawsuit.’ The
court has sealed it for two months. For two months now, the public is
not going to be able to go to the [court] and read that.”
is too big to fail, too powerful to be questioned,” said Dhillon. “In
the face of our lawsuit, they simply describe all criticism of their
race-baiting and racial gerrymandering as alt-right criticism.”
why Republicans are “defending Google,” Dhillon explained the extent of
corruption in D.C.
very crass reason is that Google spreads the money around both sides.
Google very carefully spreads the money around in the media as well, and
in non-profits as well. They are really ubiquitous and everywhere.”
a result, people know which side their bread is buttered [on], and there
are very few principled people who say ‘you know what, I don’t want to
take your money Google, I’m going to criticize you, and I’m going to be
objective about it.'”
boasts of its commitment to transparency. From theirwebsite:
believe in the empowering and democratizing effect of putting
information in the hands of everyone, everywhere. We started nearly
two decades ago with the goal of organizing the world’s information
and making it universally useful and accessible.
seems the same principles do not apply to information that exposes the
company’s own wrongdoing.