“Censorship is for losers, WikiLeaks is offering a job to fired Google engineer James Damore,” Assange wrote on Twitter Tuesday. In the same post, Assange also linked to a WikiLeaks article he wrote called “Google Is Not What It Seems.”
Damore, a now-former engineer at Google, accused the Silicon Valley web giant of suppressing conservative voices in a 10-page memo called “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber,” which was circulated over the weekend.
“[W]hen it comes to diversity and inclusion, Google’s left bias has created a politically correct monoculture that maintains its hold by shaming dissenters into silence,” the memo, which was initially published anonymously, said. He later confirmed in an email to Bloomberg that he had been dismissed for “perpetuating gender stereotypes.”
Google CEO Sundar Pichai told employees on Monday that parts of Damore’s memo “violate our Code of Conduct and cross the line by advancing harmful gender stereotypes in our workplace.”