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Google tagged a few stories from The Iowa Standard as violating the Big Tech giant’s policies. Here are the links to the stories as well as the standards they violate:

STORY: More people are discussing students identifying as cats in schools.

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VIOLATION: Dangerous or derogatory content. Google does not allow content that:

  • incites hatred against, promotes discrimination of, or disparages an individual or group on the basis of their race or ethnic origin, religion, disability, age, nationality, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or other characteristic that is associated with systemic discrimination or marginalization.
  • harasses, intimidates, or bullies an individual or group of individuals.
  • threatens or advocates for harm to oneself or others.
  • relates to a current, major health crisis and contradicts authoritative, scientific consensus.
  • exploits others through extortion.

More people are discussing students identifying as cats in schools

STORY: Not adding up – Israeli data shows 64.5 percent of hospitalized, 67 percent of seriously ill were fully vaccinated, contradicts Biden and CDC

VIOLATION: Unreliable and harmful claims. Google does not allow content that:

  • makes claims that are demonstrably false and could significantly undermine participation or trust in an electoral or democratic process.
  • promotes harmful health claims or relates to a current, major health crisis and contradicts authoritative scientific consensus.
  • contradicts authoritative scientific consensus on climate change.

NOT ADDING UP: Israeli data shows 64.5 percent of hospitalized, 67 percent of seriously ill were fully vaccinated, contradicts Biden and CDC

STORY: Doctor advocates for informed consent, says pharmacists refused to fill prescriptions for drugs to treat COVID

VIOLATION: Unreliable and harmful claims. (See above for the policy related to this violation in violation #2).

Doctor advocates for informed consent, says pharmacists refused to fill prescriptions for drugs to treat COVID

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