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Retention Cloud Leader CleverTap Unveils TesseractDB™

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CleverTap, the world’s No. 1 retention cloud, today announced it has unveiled TesseractDB ™, the world’s first purpose-built database designed to dramatically improve user engagement and retention for digital consumer brands. TesseractDB ™ brings true technology innovation to growth marketing leaders looking to deliver in-context, timely, personalized messaging and recommendations across all user touchpoints. TesseractDB ™ makes massive amounts of first-party user data in a privacy-friendly, accessible, and affordable way to power real-time user personalization. Leveraging machine learning and Artificial Intelligence (AI), it offers limitless scale and enables digital brands and businesses to harness data and context for every interaction. User engagement and retention start from Day One when a user launches an app for the first time. Research estimates that nearly 85% of all messaging is considered spam, an average of about 122 billion messages globally. About 36% of spam content is generated from ill-timed, non-personalized marketing messages. This problem continues to be prevalent due to the limited data technologies that are patently unable to store the massive volumes of first-party data required to offer a truly personal customer experience. “Today, we are excited to unveil TesseractDB ™, the data technology that powers the CleverTap platform. It will allow global growth marketing teams to achieve true omni-channel customer engagement,” said Sunil Thomas, CleverTap Co-founder and Executive Chairman. “In the last 40 years, MarTech vendors have cobbled together generic off-the-shelf data technologies in an effort to solve for end-user messaging. These technologies have been limiting, and as a result, brands simply cannot fully unlock their own user data for real and meaningful relationship building. To transition away from the spam and transactional communication that is so prevalent in MarTech today, we must make user data available, affordable, and easily accessible. This is why we invented TesseractDB ™.” TesseractDB ™ is a giant technological leap that removes all data related limitations typically associated with the MarTech industry. Using TesseractDB ™, digital brands can offer each user a magical onboarding experience and continue to deliver delightful experiences throughout their journey. TesseractDB ™ enables CleverTap to offer unmatched technology, features, and capabilities - Unlimited data look back periods without any limitations High speed, scale, and unmatched throughput Rich, granular first-party user data storage Built-in real-time machine learning and AI Hyper-personalized engagement and recommendations “Until now, data look back and access limitations, created by overages and cost, prevented brands from unlocking the full potential of first-party user data for engagement. This is a deep tech and science problem. With TesseractDB ™, CleverTap provides the industry’s most versatile segmentation and data processing engine for mobile engagement, ” says Momchil Kyurkchiev, Chief Strategy Officer, CleverTap. He adds, “TesseractDB ™ is designed to provide MarTech professionals a cost-effective and efficient way to capture unlimited data streams and deliver actionable insights and analytics to drive personalization and engagement.” About CleverTap CleverTap is the modern, integrated retention cloud that empowers digital consumer brands to increase customer retention and lifetime value. For brands that understand and value user retention, CleverTap drives context and individualization with the help of a unified and deep data layer, AI/ML-powered insights and automation. Customers worldwide representing over 10,000 apps, including Premier League, Bolt, Truecaller, Current Mobile, Trebel, Zé Delivery, TitleMax, YouNow, Albo, Vodafone Idea, SonyLIV, Gojek, Carousell, and Premier League, trust CleverTap to achieve their retention and engagement goals, growing their long term revenue. Backed by leading venture capital firms, including Sequoia India, Tiger Global Management, and Accel, the company is headquartered in Mountain View, California, with offices in Mumbai, Singapore, and Dubai. For more information, visit https://clevertap.com/ or follow on LinkedIn and Twitter. Forward-Looking Statements Some of the statements in this press release may represent CleverTap’s belief in connection with future events and may be forward-looking statements, or statements of future expectations based on currently available information. CleverTap cautions that such statements are naturally subject to risks and uncertainties that could amount in the actual result being absolutely different from the results anticipated by the statements mentioned in the press release. Factors such as the development of general economic conditions affecting our business, future market conditions, our ability to maintain cost advantages, uncertainty with respect to earnings, corporate actions, client concentration, reduced demand, liability or damages in our service contracts, unusual catastrophic loss events, war, political instability, changes in government policies or laws, legal restrictions impacting our business, impact of pandemic, epidemic, any natural calamity and other factors that are naturally beyond our control, changes in the capital markets and other circumstances may cause the actual events or results to be materially different, from those anticipated by such statements. CleverTap does not make any representation or warranty, express or implied, as to the accuracy, completeness or updated or revised status of such statements. Therefore, in no case whatsoever will CleverTap and its affiliate companies be liable to anyone for any decision made or action taken in conjunction with the information and/or statements in this press release or any related damages. Contact Details Sony Shetty sony@clevertap.com Company Website https://clevertap.com/

June 07, 2022 03:38 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Telos Blockchain Sponsors Unbound Now Gala

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The Telos Foundation is proud to announce that it will be the official sponsor for the 2022 Unbound Now Gala happening on June 7th in Waco, Texas. Telos is firmly in favor of all that Unbound Now stands for and has accomplished as a non-profit organization and is pleased to support them as they continue to provide aid for humanity’s most vulnerable. Tuesday’s gala celebrates 10 years of Unbound Now’s work to end human trafficking in local communities and around the world. Telos believes that global ESG concerns such as human trafficking, an illicit practice that has more than tripled in the last decade, must be eradicated at all costs. Unbound Now is leading the effort to help save the victims from this heartless act. Founded in the United States in 2012, Unbound Now has grown substantially, launching in several locations worldwide, including Cambodia, Mongolia, Indonesia, South Africa, and various countries in Europe. While their operations vary from one city to the next, Unbound offers three main lines of effort: Prevention and Awareness: Unbound Now works to educate and empower youth, spread awareness through citywide outreaches and provide human-trafficking presentations to groups and organizations. Professional Training: Unbound Now provides training to equip all professionals to use their skills to identify and serve victims of human trafficking. Survivor Advocacy: Unbound Now advocates for victims and survivors by meeting immediate needs, supporting survivors and their families, and connecting each survivor with resources for his or her unique restoration journey. The values and principles of the Telos team are closely aligned with those of Unbound Now and looks forward to making its contribution to put an end to human trafficking - once and for all. About Telos Live since 2018, Telos Blockchain (ticker: TLOS) is an ESG compliant Layer 1 smart contract platform that offers full-service compatibility with Solidity, Vyper and Native C++ smart contracts. The chain along with all of its departments operates at Net Zero status and offers the use of its fair smart contract powered governance system to any interested organization in modular fashion. The chain is capable of finalizing over a billion low-fixed-cost (w/ a feeless option) transactions per day. Since the launch of mainnet, Telos has operated with a flawless network uptime record. The validators of the network are globally decentralized, vetted (KYC) and are all equitable in size. Telos is one of the only Layer 1 Blockchain to be both credibly neutral in both its finances and its architecture. About The Foundation The Telos Foundation is a Decentralized Autonomous Organization established as a promotional and funding body to advance the Telos Blockchain Network and provide support to network applications. Contact Details The Team hello@telosfoundation.io Company Website https://www.telos.net/

June 07, 2022 10:21 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Minuteman Press Franchise Owner Ken Tays Receives Veteran Business Award from NJ State Veterans Chamber of Commerce and The American Legion

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US Army Veteran Ken Tays, who owns the Minuteman Press franchise in Newark located at 20 Clinton St., was recognized with the award for Veteran Business under $3 Million by the NJ State Veterans Chamber of Commerce (NJSVCC) and The American Legion at the Disabled Veteran and Veteran Business Summit. The event was held on May 10 th, 2022 at Middlesex College in Edison. The Summit connected over 100 Veteran-owned businesses with private companies and state agencies to help facilitate partnerships on upcoming projects. Ken says, “It was a real honor to attend the Summit, connect with so many other Veterans and supporters of Veterans, and receive such a prestigious award from the New Jersey State Veterans Chamber and The American Legion. My business, Minuteman Press in Newark, is a small, Veteran-owned franchise, and an event like this is really helpful and inspiring to me.” Ken served in the US Army for 11 years and then earned his degree in financial services. Ken shares, “I worked as a Federal Bank Regulator for 12 years and then entered the private sector working for companies like PwC and Citibank. I decided to research franchise opportunities because I wanted to be my own boss.” In 2019, Ken bought Minuteman Press in Newark. He took over the successful business from Holly Kaplansky, who retired after owning and operating Minuteman Press in Newark for 15 years. Ken says, “At its core, Minuteman Press International is a family-owned business. I went out to Long Island and CEO Bob Titus talked to me for an hour and a half. I was looking for a printing franchise that had that family-like atmosphere and wasn’t so corporate. The other franchises I looked into just didn’t have that same feel to them where I felt comfortable like I did with Minuteman Press.” As for why Minuteman Press is the right fit for Veterans, Ken shares, “I feel like this is my business and yet Minuteman Press provides me with that security blanket of local support and guidance. I have no printing experience and the training and ongoing assistance from Jim Galasso and the local field staff here in Newark really helps me. I know I can contact anyone in the company and they will respond and be there without breathing down my neck all the time.” When asked about the rewards of owning his own business, Ken’s first inclination is to say, “Work life balance. That is something I feel like I have even though I am working hard and always on. I love the challenge of running my own business and being responsible for everything. I spent a lot of time in corporate America making money for other people and I wanted to do this. There are ups and downs but it’s on my time.” Ken’s advice for others who are looking into business ownership or franchising is, “I would say that I looked at a lot of businesses. Find something that is a good fit for you, and find a franchisor that has what you’re looking for. I spent several months doing my due diligence, and once you make that decision, you have to be committed.” For more information on Ken Tays’ Veteran-owned Minuteman Press business in Newark, NJ, visit https://www.mmpnewark.com. Learn more about #1 rated Minuteman Press franchise opportunities at https://minutemanpressfranchise.com. Contact Details Chris Biscuiti +1 631-249-1370 cbiscuiti@mpihq.com Company Website https://minutemanpressfranchise.com

June 07, 2022 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Jared Koesten Appointed Global Chief Talent Officer of Investis Digital

Investis Digital

Investis Digital, a leading global digital communications company, announced today that Jared Koesten has been appointed global chief talent officer, effective immediately. In his role, Koesten will work with Worldwide CEO Myles Peacock to transform the company through talent. “As we transform to better meet the needs of our clients and the market, I’m hyper-focused on attracting and keeping the right talent, and Jared is the right leader to do just that,” said Peacock. “He has proven himself many times over that he knows how to build transformational cultures.” “Investis Digital is on an incredible journey to lead our industry by being an innovative partner that helps our clients accelerate their growth,” said Koesten. “I am eager to help an already-successful company become a talent magnet by building a leading employer brand.” Koesten has provided human resources expertise for more than 20 years, including 10+ in the advertising/marketing industry, where he has provided global oversight in the areas of talent and performance management, employee experience, talent acquisition, and employee development. An Omnicom alum, most recently, Koesten was worldwide chief talent officer at CreativeDrive. There, he led the implementation of programs resulting in significantly higher year-over-year retention, improved employee satisfaction, and a stronger employer brand that attracted thousands of job inquiries per month. He further played a critical role in leading the company through rapid growth, multiple acquisitions/integrations, and private equity exit to Accenture Interactive. Investis Digital is a global digital communications company. Through a proprietary approach we call Connected Content™, we unite compelling communications, intelligent digital experiences, and performance marketing to help companies build deeper connections with audiences and drive business performance. A unique blend of expertise, technology and “always on” service allow clients to trust that their digital footprint and brand reputation is secure and protected 24/7 by our dedicated team of 600 digital experts across 9 global offices. To learn more, please visit www.InvestisDigital.com. Contact Details Investis Digital Kristen Kalupski +1 312-933-6714 Kristen.kalupski@investisdigital.com Company Website https://www.investisdigital.com

June 07, 2022 04:56 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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CargoX Blockchain Technology Takes Flight in Egypt

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LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA - (June 06, 2022) - CargoX, the leading company specializing in the digital transfer of trade documents, extends its business engagement with the Egyptian government by providing advanced Blockchain Document Transfer (BDT) services as a core component of the Advance Cargo Information (ACI) system implementation for airborne cargo. The Advance Cargo Information (ACI) system aims at providing business intelligence and governance mechanisms to the government before cargo loading from ports of export, facilitating cargo clearance procedures, creating transparency and audit trail for cargo movements within a paperless ecosystem by digitizing shipment documents transfer using CargoX BDT services. The ACI system is a core component of Egypt’s national single-window platform for international trade (NAFEZA) that is operated by the Public-Private-Partnership company Misr Technology Services (MTS). “The NAFEZA single window platform for digitalization of ocean-freight trade document transfers between Egypt and companies worldwide is an unprecedented success. It is used by more than 90,000 companies and entities worldwide, and we continue building this momentum by adding air cargo documentation processing. This will bring the number of points of entries to 30 – including airports, seaports, dry ports, border posts, free zones, and bonded warehouses,” said Captain Ossama Al Sharif, MTS Chairman & CEO. Background information: Misr Technology Services (MTS) authorized CargoX to be the gateway between the international trade community and the Egyptian national single window for international trade (NAFEZA) by providing blockchain-document-transfer services since January 2021. CargoX platform includes built-in automated workflows for Blockchain Document Transfer (BDT) where the ultimate level of immutability, transparency, reliability, and accountability is achieved. CargoX launched its BDT services on a “TRIAL” basis as early as March 2021 to serve seaborne cargo. The services became “LIVE” as of October 2021. Within this context, cargo shippers pre-lodge shipment documents and data electronically in a secure and prompt manner to ensure that import security screening and customs procedures on the Egyptian side can be accomplished prior to shipment arrival to Egyptian seaports. Since its implementation in seaports, the project has surpassed all expectations. CargoX blockchain solution was used seamlessly and safely to transfer more than 1,500,000 actual trade and finance documents to serve more than 100,000 customers. By providing reliable document transfer services, the CargoX Platform has become the fastest-growing blockchain platform in the logistics industry. It represents one of the most compelling cases for the adoption of the blockchain as a critical tool for streamlining global trade and commerce, as well as business-to-government communication. “NAFEZA has become a unified channel for customers exporting to Egypt by sea, and now also by air. The ACI system will expedite shipment clearance, reduce cost, and eliminate the risk of delays or loss of documents. We are proud that Egypt is yet again a global innovator and a key reference for modernization,” said Gamal Kotb, MTS General Manager. In the sea freight use case, the benefits resulting for users from the adoption of the blockchain technology include a reduction in the average cargo release time from 29 days to 9 days with a notable reduction in container demurrage and storage fees. Compliance costs for shippers in the maritime sector have also been slashed from more than USD$600 to USD$165, or less as a consequence of the move onto the blockchain. In air freight, the real-time delivery of documents will play an even more essential role, as cargo travel times are much shorter, and processes run with higher task frequency. “Mr. Stefan Kukman, CEO of CargoX said, “CargoX is proud to be developing the most cutting-edge digital solution for global trade - arguably the most important industry in the world,” “It is incredibly satisfying to already be working with some of the most selective companies in the logistics industry and forward-thinking governments that have made the CargoX Platform the fastest-growing blockchain platform in the logistics industry,” —Kukman added. About CargoX CargoX Ltd is a global company specializing in document transfer solutions, based on blockchain transactions and an ownership validation platform. The core team of founders brings together more than 100 years of experience in the logistics, banking, programming, IT and blockchain industries. Users of CargoX’s BDT platform can upload or create electronic trade documents and then transact ownership of them like money through a global bank, at any time, with the following benefits: ● Irrevocable transfer of ownership of the documents ● Unbreakable, neutral, public Ethereum blockchain ● The audit trail of events is only available to the participants involved ● Confidentiality and full protection of data, identity and business connections ● More than 65 document types are supported (eBL, eLC, Certificates, Contracts, Invoices) Contact Details CHARLIE PESTI —The world’s best publicist for supply chain technologies. Charlie Pesti +1 267-439-4355 charlie@pesti.io Company Website https://cargox.io/

June 06, 2022 10:02 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Freight Rate Transparency gains traction in Freight Forwarding – SHIFEX by Shifl

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Digital forwarding and supply chain platform Shifl has announced the launch of SHIFEX, an Ocean Spot Freight Rate Index for container shipments which is now available on their website ( https://shifl.com/index ). The recent and continuing unprecedented chaos in the freight markets has brought the dire need for transparency and visibility into actual ocean freight rates. Shabsie Levy, CEO and Founder of Shifl, said he often found thousands of dollars of disparities between reported and actual freight rates on the market. “In the current market condition, just about no one can afford to pay hundreds and sometimes thousands of dollars more for moving a single container,” said Levy. SHIFEX provides live insights into ocean freight rates. It tracks and displays the average ocean spot freight rates for 40'containers (FEU) on main Transpacific routes at any given period. Freight rate transparency and accuracy have always been touted as core business values. They improve customer engagement, build trust, and increase productivity in an industry that has been opaque. “By leveraging our existing technology, we are helping shippers benchmark the freight rates they should be paying for their shipments and help them better plan their order placements and inventory” said Levy. By analyzing its own data of actual bookings and shipments, Shifl was able to alert the market in advance of the drastic changes in the ocean spot freight rates across the volatile periods in 2021 and 2022. Eli Gelbman of The New York Doll Collection a company that manufacturers and sells childrens dolls and accessories says, "I am pleased that Shifl is launching SHIFEX. As a regular importer, we have been following Shifl's rate data in their market reports which has helped us tremendously in managing the volatility in the freight market. Having the same info now on-demand, will allow us to make better supply chain decisions, and improve efficiency in costing and in planning our orders." More about SHIFEX SHIFEX, the first ocean spot freight rate index by a US freight forwarder, provides live insights into ocean spot freight rates as it tracks and displays rates that are applicable on the Trans-Pacific route. SHIFEX is based on the actual spot freight rates quoted and/or paid for moving shipments on the Trans-Pacific route and is therefore a true reflection of the prevailing market conditions in the freight forwarding spot market. SHIFEX is offered as a free service by Shifl and covers Port to Port container spot freight rates. SHIFEX includes all commonly applicable surcharges, —including but not limited to BAF (Bunker and/or Emergency Bunker Adjustment Factor), CAF (Currency Adjustment Factor) ISPS (International Security Port Surcharge), PCS (Port congestion surcharge). The index provides past and current freight rates with the option of tracking rates on a 3, 5, 12 and 18 month basis from the base ports of China to both Los Angeles and New York. In addition to freight rates, Shifl is also planning to include its highly popular vessel transit and container dwell data and add spot freight rates of other trade lanes to SHIFEX so customers can track the past and current performance of these metrics as well. SHIFEX complements digital offerings that include Shifl.com, the digital forwarding and supply chain platform, and Shifl.capital, the cutting-edge FinTech solution designed to make business transactions easier for supply chain companies. About Shifl Shifl is leading the supply chain industry into the future with technology and innovation that brings a huge array of real-life benefits to its users. If you are a shipper looking to bring your business into today's digital age, be more in control, and pay less overall - Shifl is for you. Shifl is headquartered in New York and maintains a presence in China, India, Vietnam, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Georgia, DR, and The Philippines. To learn more, visit https://shifl.com. Contact Details CHARLIE PESTI Priyanka Ann Saini +91 98332 68264 priyanka@pesti.io

June 06, 2022 12:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Sirena Moore-Thomas at the 2022 Leading Entrepreneurs of the World Conference

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Dynamic business leader, strategist, author, and entrepreneur, Sirena Moore-Thomas, the CEO of the The Highmark Group, joins the 2022 Leading Entrepreneurs of the World Conference to talk about how to win federal contracts without writing proposals! Sirena is an accomplished Mompreneur, Author, and Strategist affectionally known as The Destroyer of Comfort Zones! Despite being a teen mom of twins with no college degree and very little resources she has led several small businesses to multi-million dollar revenues, won hundreds of Federal Contracts and continues to empower leaders around the world. Sirena has an innate ability to help her clients consistently find success in seemingly impossible situations. Register to attend the 2022 LEW Conference to watch the live session of Sirena's presentation and to connect with her live at the event: https://events.zoom.us/e/view/_LwgIoXQQL2gA_LMBaozZA All news and content distribution in partnership with News Direct. About The Highmark Group The Highmark Group provides a host of Executive Coaching and Leadership Development services to corporations and organizations across the country. Specializing in personal optimization and competitive intelligence, our team will work with you to construct a program that will improve performance so that you can effectively serve your clients in a way that promotes sustainable business growth. The Highmark Group About Leading Entrepreneurs of the World As part of 1BusinessWorld, Leading Entrepreneurs of the World is one of the largest and most comprehensive entrepreneurial platforms and events in the world and features entrepreneurs, founders and business leaders presenting on cutting-edge topics and the latest industry developments. Leading Entrepreneurs of the World About 1BusinessWorld 1BusinessWorld is a global business ecosystem, network and marketplace that provides entrepreneurs, business owners and professionals with the information, tools, resources and connectivity needed to succeed throughout their company’s growth journey, toward a better business world. Our vision is based on the reality that we live, work and do business in one global interconnected business environment, and hence our motto: “One World, One Business World”. Our mission is to encourage and support global communication and collaboration among entrepreneurs, professionals, and businesses. 1BusinessWorld Contact Details 1BusinessWorld Media Enquiries +1 212-220-6677 info@1businessworld.com Company Website https://1businessworld.com

June 03, 2022 01:12 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Dan Varroney at the 2022 Leading Entrepreneurs of the World Conference

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Dan Varroney, the President and CEO of Potomac Core, joins the 2022 Leading Entrepreneurs of the World Conference to talk about reimagining industry growth and the importance of strategic partnership strategies in an era of uncertainty. Dan leads Potomac Core, a strategic consultancy that applies research driven strategies to reimagine new growth pathways for Industries and Professions. Founded in 2012 in Arlington, Virginia, Dan and his team help transform organizations into the important role of real time business solution providers. Register to attend the 2022 Leading Entrepreneurs of the World Conference to watch Dan's live session and to connect with him at the event: https://events.zoom.us/e/view/_LwgIoXQQL2gA_LMBaozZA All news and content distribution in partnership with News Direct. About Potomac Core Potomac Core’s professional, insightful market research provides actionable information for building strategies and products that align organizations to the business and professional successes that their members expect. We deliver products that position our clients as indispensable resources for the industries and professions they serve. Potomac Core About Leading Entrepreneurs of the World As part of 1BusinessWorld, Leading Entrepreneurs of the World is one of the largest and most comprehensive entrepreneurial platforms and events in the world and features entrepreneurs, founders and business leaders presenting on cutting-edge topics and the latest industry developments. Leading Entrepreneurs of the World About 1BusinessWorld 1BusinessWorld is a global business ecosystem, network and marketplace that provides entrepreneurs, business owners and professionals with the information, tools, resources and connectivity needed to succeed throughout their company’s growth journey, toward a better business world. Our vision is based on the reality that we live, work and do business in one global interconnected business environment, and hence our motto: “One World, One Business World”. Our mission is to encourage and support global communication and collaboration among entrepreneurs, professionals, and businesses. 1BusinessWorld Contact Details Media Enquiries +1 212-220-6677 info@1businessworld.com Company Website https://1businessworld.com

June 01, 2022 06:44 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Shareholder Activist Demands Google, YouTube Reveal Biden Admin’s ‘Take Down’ Requests

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Today, Paul Chesser, Director of the National Legal and Policy Center’s (NLPC) Corporate Integrity Project, will present remarks at the Alphabet annual meeting to support a shareholder resolution the ethics group filed with the company. NLPC’s Alphabet proposal would require the company to itemize and disclose the nature of 'take-down requests' from the federal government. Last July, former White House press secretary Jen Psaki confirmed the Biden Administration is in regular touch with social media platforms to address misinformation, specifically regarding COVID-19. “How, when, and why, are Google and YouTube censoring content on their platforms at the behest of the Biden administration and its agencies like the CDC?” Chesser will ask. “If our resolution passes, they would be required to disclose that information in a report.” The full text of Chesser’s remarks are below: I’m Paul Chesser, director of the Corporate Integrity Project for National Legal and Policy Center. A public service announcement for my fellow shareholder proponents: Beware when a company opposes your resolution by using the term “robust” to describe its existing disclosures. When you see that word “robust,” you can be sure the company is gaslighting you, as Alphabet is doing in its proxy response to my organization’s proposal. Our proposal requests a detailed report that itemizes requests from U.S. government officials and agencies, names those officials, details the nature of each request, tells what Google’s decision was about the request, and provides the rationale for each decision. Alphabet’s proxy response is to refer you its misnamed “Transparency Report,” which tells us nothing, other than to enumerate how many takedown requests they’ve received from various governments around the world. The only reason we won’t get the kind of report my organization requests is because Alphabet’s majority voters, Sergey Brin and Larry Page, don’t want you to know how much the Biden administration conspires with Google and YouTube to censor users of their platforms. MSNBC’s newest personality, former White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki, confirmed that in a press conference last year. She said almost one year ago, “We are in regular touch with these social media platforms, and those engagements typically happen through members of our senior staff, but also members of our COVID-19 team.” This was after Biden’s Surgeon General said that “tech and social media companies must do more to address” alleged health misinformation. As we all know now, it was the Biden administration and agencies like the CDC and NIH that were the dis-informers: by lying to the public about COVID and its origins; by pushing shutdowns despite their destructiveness; by ignoring evidence about the ineffectiveness of masks and the failed vaccines; and by censoring information about COVID that they did not approve of. For example, it’s clear Google censored search results for the “Great Barrington Declaration,” which has now been signed by almost 1 million medical and health professionals, and which opposed the prevailing and destructive COVID-19 policies pushed by the Biden administration. Google almost certainly did so at the behest of the NIH’s Francis Collins or Anthony Fauci, or an ally of theirs, not because of any serious scientific rebuttal to the Declaration, but because they were personally offended that their policies were being criticized and disproved. I can’t think of a more catastrophic failure of public policy and guidance for the public than the federal government’s COVID mandates, and both Google and YouTube validated the authoritarianism behind these edicts, by shutting down all dissent – much of which could have improved outcomes and saved lives. Google and YouTube removed information the Biden administration does not want you to access, because they do not believe in free speech. They are morally bankrupt partners in a public policy crime. No wonder why they want to keep it all secret. END REMARKS “Big Tech’s pro-Leftist biases are well established and proven, but Google’s and YouTube’s COVID censorship the last two years have been especially poisonous,” Chesser explains. “These efforts to shut down dissent, at the behest of the Biden administration in an effort to extend their authoritarian reach, are shameful, and had real costs both economically and in terms of lives lost. Alphabet has put itself at legal and financial risk with its efforts to suppress information.” NLPC has filed dozens of shareholder resolutions and appeared at the annual meetings of Berkshire Hathaway, Disney, Coca-Cola, Amazon, Twitter, Meta, and many others. In addition to Alphabet, Chesser is presenting at the Walmart and Comcast annual meetings today. Founded in 1991, NLPC promotes ethics in public life and government accountability through research, investigation, education, and legal action. ### For more information or to schedule an interview with Paul Chesser, contact Dan Rene at 202-329-8357 or drene@nlpc.org. Please visit http://www.nlpc.org. Founded in 1991, NLPC promotes ethics in public life and government accountability through research, investigation, education, and legal action. Contact Details National Legal and Policy Center Dan Rene +1 202-329-8357 drene@nlpc.org Company Website http://www.nlpc.org

June 01, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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