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I lost all hope in google, and I was looking for a replacement. This decision by google is the best decision they have made so far. Way to stick it to the man google.
Originally posted by junglejake
And that's exactly why they did it. As Nygdan said, this was an economical move, not one on principle. If it were based on principle, Google never would have censored its searches for China.
Originally posted by Nygdan
Google isn't standing up to the US gov't on principle. Its doing so because it is economically feasible for it to do this. Opposing the chinese government in china isn't economically feasible, and thus it capitulates to any demands.
Don't bother looking to corporations for morality or ethics, they are governed, and this is the way it should be for corporations anyway, by economy and market.