RT πŸ”’ (with permission): "Ok so, I just read through all 173 pages of the unredacted Google antitrust filing and I have to say that either Google is screwed or society is screwed, we'll find out which. Unordered list of fun things I learned:"
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πŸ”’"google has a secret deal with facebook called "Jedi Blue" that they knew was so illegal that it has a whole section describing how they'll cover for each other if anyone finds out - google appears to have a team called gTrade that is wholly dedicated to ad market manipulation"
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πŸ”’"- Google had a plan called "Project NERA" to turn the web into a walled garden they called "Not Owned But Operated". A core component of this was the forced logins to the chrome browser you've probably experienced (surprise!)"
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πŸ”’"- Google is willing to do almost everything to prevent people from circumventing their ad exchanges - This is what AMP is about - Google habitually insider trades on their ad exchanges in every way you can think of and every way you can't. Too many ways to list here."
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πŸ”’"- The exchanges are also rigged so that google wins on bids where they aren't the highest bidder. - A large amount of people inside google are aware of all of this - If Google ever tells you some change will increase your ad yield, run. In fact anything they tell you is a lie"
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πŸ”’"- Google has worked with Facebook and Microsoft to discourage them from increasing user privacy, lamenting occasions where they prioritized their reputation over their collective business interest"
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You can read the full unredacted document for yourself here: storage.courtlistener.com/re…
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More highlights re AMP performance claims:
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(For clarity: a locked account gave me permission to republish their thread. You don't need my permission to retweet it.)
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Google manipulating bids behind advertisers' backs:
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Re: forced Chrome logins Don't need cookies if you own the browser!

2:08 AM Β· Oct 24, 2021

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Another thread about the recent Google court documents
An *enormous thread* on alleged @Google @Facebook collusion based on the just-released *unredacted* complaint from the Texas AG. First filed December. Anything PURPLE is newly unredacted. Yellow/Orange is just normal highlights. 1/?
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Replying to @fasterthanlime
This is one of the many reasons I like using the @DuckDuckGo browser on my iDevices. I just wish there was a desktop version beyond the plugin/extension for the desktop. #DuckDuckGo
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Brave uses duckduckgo as default
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Replying to @fasterthanlime
Welp, I should have switched back to Firefox a long time ago, anyway... And I do need a new email...
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I went back to Firefox a couple months ago.
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Replying to @fasterthanlime
Use Firefox I guess. Or even Edge ffs. 😳
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I mean I don't trust Firefox in this manner either, they've done some dodgy things too.
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