Pichai makes case for move into China, says Google censors …

Google CEO Sundar Pichai offered a new justification for the company’s exploration of a censored version of its search engine for people in China: it already censors information elsewhere. In a New York Times interview published Thursday, Pichai compared Europe’s “right to be forgotten laws” to censorship when asked about launching a search product in […]

Google CEO says China search engine was ‘an experiment’

Project Dragonfly, Google’s idea to build a search engine specifically for the Chinese market, is nothing more than “an experiment”, the company’s CEO Sundar Pichai has said.  The project was reportedly Google’s attempt to build a China-only search engine, which would adhere to the company’s strict policy of censorship. The Chinese government is notorious for […]

China now has SEMINARS to tell other countries how to restr…

China now has seminars to teach other countries how to censor free speech as its ‘techno-dystopia’ spreads, a worrying report has found.  Governments worldwide are stepping up use of online tools to suppress dissent and tighten their grip on power, a human rights watchdog study found. Chinese officials have held sessions on controlling information with […]

Google’s China Search Engine Project Was ‘Experiment,’ CEO …

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Did Google Bow To China In Refusing To Provide AI Technolog…

The Americans who participated in World War II are known as the greatest generation for their sense of duty to the country they love and the sacrifices they made to save the world from fascism. It appears that Google’s leadership doesn’t share their sense of duty or willingness to sacrifice for American values. Google’s refusal […]

Opinion | Google and the Great Internet Wall of China

CEO Sundar Pichai says Google’s China search engine, a censored version of the original product, would still serve over 99% of queries. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint At the outset, let me make clear that I am not a proponent of barriers to trade. Neither am I supportive of muzzling free speech. With that said, I would […]