"The Russian telecom regulator said Tuesday that it will retaliate against Google if the search giant lowers the search ranking of the Kremlin-backed news outlets RT and Sputnik, escalating a tense back and forth over Russian news coverage that has entangled American news bureaus abroad and could lead Moscow to enact further censorship rules.Google is getting pulled into a fight with Russia over RT and Sputnik - The Washington Post
The agency’s remarks come after Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google's parent company, Alphabet, said that the company would de-rank the two Russian media outlets in its search results. Speaking at the Halifax International Security Forum over the weekend, Schmidt said Google is working to curb misleading and exploitative content, as well as material that is likely to have been “weaponized” for nefarious purposes."
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Google is getting pulled into a fight with Russia over RT and Sputnik - The Washington Post
Looks like RT and Sputnik will have to shift more investment to Twitter