Google Voice Typing Censors Words Related to Falun Gong

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Human rights activist Jennifer Zeng tweeted a video recorded by someone who was attempting to use Google Voice Typing for words and phrases related to Falun Gong, a spiritual practice persecuted by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party):

Breaking &Exclusive: Google’s Voice Typing for Simplified Chinese is blocking the word “Falun(法轮)” This video is recorded by a lady in Chicago, showing that when she tried to use her Samsung S9 to voice type “Falun Dafa”, “Zhuan Falun”, “Falun Gong” & “Falun Dafa is…

…wonderful”, the word “Falun” didn’t show up. Instead, it became “****”. If you are curious why this lady suspects that “#Falun” is blocked by Google (and why I suspect that Google is doing this under the instruction of the #CCP), check this:

– Jennifer Zeng 曾錚 (@jenniferatntd) 31 May 2020

Sources / Relevant Material

  3. Reclaim The Net "Google Voice Typing censors phrases about Falun Gong, a practice persecuted by the Chinese Communist Party" by Tom Parker (31 May 2020)