Eight years after Google pulled its search engine from China due to concerns over censorship and cyber attacks, the company is considering relaunching a censored search function there – and members of the broader tech community aren’t happy about it.
But they’re outnumbered by Google employees. As this chart from Statista shows, 65% of the 472 polled are in favour of the company’s reversed position.
There’s a clear division of opinions amongst tech workers as China’s existing human rights issues leave some sceptical that Google’s accommodation of Chinese censorship rules is a good idea.
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