Author Topic: The Intercept: Google Cancels Secret China Project Among Internal Strife  (Read 111 times)

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Offline Kanzenkankaku

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https://theintercept.com/2018/12/17/google-china-censored-search-engine-2/

Google was basically optimizing a search engine program that would help the Chinese government hide search results for things they don't like much easier than the current "Great Firewall" until a bunch of people in the privacy department rose against it and forced management to cancel, because what they were doing was effectively aiding a dictatorship bent on hiding information about their own human rights abuse scandals to do so.

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Re: The Intercept: Google Cancels Secret China Project Among Internal Strife
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2018, 06:00:43 pm »
It's good that some of the workers there culled this thing, heroic of them.