The day after the House GOP issued subpoenas to the big tech CEOs of Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Meta and Microsoft, YouTube’s CEO, Susan Wojcicki, abruptly resigned. Although YouTube is a subsidiary of Alphabet, Wojcicki is not listed among the sub-pointed CEOs.
🚨BIG BREAKING NEWS: @Jim_Jordan Subpoenas Big Tech CEOs. pic.twitter.com/WuOWccu2ZC
— House Judiciary GOP (@JudiciaryGOP) February 15, 2023
Wojcicki said he was stepping down to focus on his “family, health and personal projects.”
YouTube’s longtime Chief Product Officer Neil Mohan is taking over the post.
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The YouTube platform is notorious for its tyrannical crackdown on what it deems “misinformation”, particularly regarding COVID-19 and “vaccines”. The platform has been consistently derided for its disproportionate censorship of conservative creators.
Big tech social media has been under intense scrutiny since Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter and the revelations of massive government collusion evidenced in Twitterphiles releases. With the groundwork laid by the Twitter release, Congress should have a template for how to determine the extent of government collusion and censorship on other platforms in violation of the 1st Amendment.