more news from Google

Marshall Eubanks tme at americafree.tv
Wed Jan 13 10:38:28 CST 2010


On Jan 13, 2010, at 11:14 AM, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:

> On Jan 13, 2010, at 2:05 AM, Stefan Fouant wrote:
>
>> I for one would be really happy to see them follow through with  
>> this.  I was
>> very disappointed when they agreed to censor search results,  
>> although I can
>> understand why they did so from a business standpoint... it seemed  
>> to go
>> against the google mantra of "do no evil"...
>>
>> I'm skeptical if they'll go through with it...
>
> According to their spokesperson, they have already stopped censoring.
>
> That sounds a bit iffy to me.  It's one thing to say "we want to  
> stop censoring, and will pull out if you don't let us", and "we are  
> breaking the law, nah, nah, nah".
>

I assume that this is coupled with the message that they will pull out  
of China.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/8455712.stm

I think it is the modern corporate equivalent of recalling your  
ambassador.

Regards
Marshall


> You don't like the law, don't do biz in that country.  But blatantly  
> breaking a law is bad joo-joo.
>
> -- 
> TTFN,
> patrick
>
>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Ken Chase [mailto:math at sizone.org]
>>> Sent: Wednesday, January 13, 2010 12:24 AM
>>> To: nanog at nanog.org
>>> Subject: more news from Google
>>>
>>> I must say I'll have to take a step back from my previous
>>> position/postings
>>> having read this article.
>>>
>>> I just can't figure out their /ANGLE/. :) </cynic>
>>>
>>> http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/01/new-approach-to-china.html
>>>
>>> Well played, google?
>>>
>>> /kc
>>> --
>>> Ken Chase - ken at heavycomputing.ca - +1 416 897 6284 - Toronto CANADA
>>> Heavy Computing - Clued bandwidth, colocation and managed linux VPS
>>> @151 Front St. W.
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