Just a software glitch, folks, nothing to see here! What’s that? Google leaves up pro-jihad YouTube videos for months while yanking anti-jihad ones immediately? Just a coincidence! Only Islam, not Christianity or Buddhism or any other religion, has an organized campaign (courtesy the Organization of the Islamic Conference) to stifle honest discussion about its texts and teachings that inspire violence? Another coincidence!
Google has denied favouring Islam over other religions in its suggested searches, after allegations that phrases criticising the faith had been censored.
Typing “Christianity is” or “Buddhism is” into the search engine’s home page generates a range of offensive suggestions for how the user might wish to complete their query.
These include “not a religion”, “a cult”, “fake” and “bull—-“. Few of the suggested searches are positive or neutral.
But attempting a similar search for Islam produces no suggested results whatsoever, indicating that Google may be affording a protection to Muslims that it does not extend to people of other faiths….
Google has denied protecting Islam from criticism, claiming that the lack of “Islam is” suggested searches is the result of a software problem that will soon be corrected.
“This is a bug and we’re working to fix it as quickly as we can,” a spokesman told Wired.com….