Widely used by millions of people on a daily basis, the Google search engine dictates what people can see and read online. Google prioritizes corporate media and popular thought, while relegating information that challenges the status quo to the back burner. In view of this, the individuals who work for Google hold great power. If there is a message or mission that they oppose they may be tempted to delist it from their search engine. If Google executives are on the payroll of a specific political campaign, they will be tempted to prioritize certain kinds of information that reinforces their worldview, while suppressing information that challenges it. In order to expand their influence, these Internet gatekeepers will censor and blacklist information that they disagree with.

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