Alt-right protesters are planning a "March on Google" next week, following the tech giant's firing of an employee over his internal company memo discussing gender differences in the workforce.
Far-right internet activist Jack Posobiec and "a coalition of free speech activists around the United States" organized the march, according to the official #MarchOnGoogle site.
“We are going to raise awareness about Google’s one-sided bias and campaign against dissenting opinions and voices,” Posobiec told The Mercury News.
The marches will take place "anywhere Google has an office" including Austin, Boston, New York City, Mountain View, Calif., and Washington, D.C.
"Google is a monopoly, and it's abusing its power to silence dissent and manipulate election results," says the website. "Their company YouTube is censoring and silencing dissenting voices by creating 'ghettos' for videos questioning the dominant narrative. We will thus be Marching on Google!"
James Damore, a software engineer at Google, was fired this week after he circulated a controversial anti-diversity memo. Google CEO Sundar Pichai said Damore's memo violated the company's code of conduct.
According to The Mercury News, march organizers have reached out to Damore to speak at their event.