How a Pentagon Contract Became an Identity Crisis for Google

Discussion in 'computers, web and general tech' started by Kid_Eternity, Jun 1, 2018.

  1. Kid_Eternity

    Kid_Eternity "You might be a lord but here comes the king."

    Fascinating look into how Google's attempt to weaponise its tech is causing the company an internal headache: How a Pentagon Contract Became an Identity Crisis for Google

     
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  2. weltweit

    weltweit Well-Known Member

    I wonder how related is the move from "don't do evil" ..
     
  3. Kid_Eternity

    Kid_Eternity "You might be a lord but here comes the king."

    Well they removed that so I guess on one level it's entirely related. Apparently (not sure if this is just PR at this stage) Google have withdrawn from the defence contracts. The uproar by employees looks like a big part of that. Now if we could get them to take the same level of indignation toward individual privacy...
     

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