Google’s search engine for China censors results for ‘democracy,’ ‘human rights,’ or ‘free speech’
Early in August, a report from The Intercept claimed that Google was working to make a China-friendly version of its search engine that would censor results to make the government happy. A number of Google engineers quit the company after learning about this particularly egregious breach of Google's "don't be evil" policy, and now yet another report from The Intercept reveals exactly what Google was willing to censor.
According to the site's sources, "Google compiled a censorship blacklist that included terms such as “human rights,” “student protest,” and “Nobel Prize” in Mandarin."
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