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Google staff discussed ways to tweak search results to counter Trump’s travel ban

Emails between Google employees appear to show them discussing ways to alter the company’s search engine algorithm so that results pages detailed ways of countering President Donald Trump’s travel ban, after his administration restricted immigration from several Middle Eastern and African countries in January 2017. By – Lucy Handley The messages, seen by the Wall Street Journal, discussed ways to “leverage” the search algorithm to counter “Islamophobic, algorithmically-biased ...

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3,000 people from the seven countries in travel ban February 4-6

Approximately 3,000 people from the seven countries listed in President Donald Trump’s travel ban were allowed to enter the US between February 4 and February 6, according to figures provided Saturday by the Department of Homeland Security. Via: Trump signed an executive order last month barring foreign nationals from Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Iraq and Yemen from entering the ...

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