Dear Mr Pichai,
Like many of Google’s own employees, we are extremely concerned by reports that Google is developing a new censored search engine app for the Chinese market. The project, codenamed “Dragonfly”, would represent an alarming capitulation by Google on human rights. The Chinese government extensively violates the rights to freedom of expression and privacy; by accommodating the Chinese authorities’ repression of dissent, Google would be actively participating in those violations for millions of internet users in China. Continue reading
FILE – Passengers look through windows on a bus painted with an advertisement for Google in Beijing, China.
September 10, 2015 10:04 AM
SINGAPORE/BEIJING—Google Inc. CEO Sundar Pichai has made no secret that he wants to get back into China via Google Play, the app store for its Android mobile operating system.
But it’s unlikely to be a smooth ride.
Google largely pulled its services out of China Continue reading
Beijing and Moscow are rightly chastised for restricting their citizens’ online access – but it’s the US that is now even more aggressive in asserting its digital sovereignty
Beijing has restricted Gmail’s reach in China. Photograph: Sinopix/Rex Features
Saturday 3 January 2015 19.04 EST
Recent reports that China has imposed further restrictions Continue reading
By Mo Zhixu, published: July 3, 2014
China has severed Google services for several weeks now and there are no signs of service returning. Blocking Google has inconvenienced many people, among them Gmail users, teachers and students who use Google for academic research, and more. To this day, China has completely blocked the world’s four most visited websites: Google, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. Continue reading
By New York Times | 3 Jun, 2014, 01.51PM ISTPost a Comment
In addition to Google’s search engines being blocked, the company’s products, including Gmail, Calendar and Translate, have been affected.
In addition to Google’s search engines being blocked, the company’s products, including Gmail, Calendar and Translate, have been affected. Continue reading