BREAKING: Senior Google scientist resigns over censorship

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Senior Google scientist resigns over plan to launch censored search engine in China. "I view our intent to capitulate to censorship & surveillance demands in exchange for access to the Chinese market as a forfeiture of our values," he says.

From theintercept.com


A SENIOR GOOGLE research scientist has quit the company in protest over its plan to launch a censored version of its search engine in China.


Jack Poulson worked for Google’s research and machine intelligence department, where he was focused on improving the accuracy of the company’s search systems.

In early August, Poulson raised concerns with his managers at Google after The Intercept revealed that the internet giant was secretly developing a Chinese search app for Android devices. The search system, code-named Dragonfly, was designed to remove content that China’s authoritarian government views as sensitive, such as information about political dissidents, free speech, democracy, human rights, and peaceful protest.


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