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It looks like China just laid out how it wants Google to help it persecute its Muslim minority

By Tech Insider

Chinese regional authorities recently laid out the kind of speech suppression that Google will likely have to facilitate for the country's persecuted Muslim ethnic minority to launch its new producRead full story

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  • Remember now that Google consistently refuses to work with the Pentagon for moral reasons.

    If we're to believe hat Google is consistent in applying these values, I think it's fair to ask if they're Islamophobic.

    Every single one of Xinjiang's 10 million or so residents is subjected to intense surveillance

    Remember now that Google consistently refuses to work with the Pentagon for moral reasons.

    If we're to believe hat Google is consistent in applying these values, I think it's fair to ask if they're Islamophobic.

    Every single one of Xinjiang's 10 million or so residents is subjected to intense surveillance and policing for the explicit reason that they might be radicalized Muslim terrorists.

    How would you like to see that done in your country?

  • Looks like we need to add a caveat to Google's mission statement:

    "Don't be evil… unless someone else stands to make a ton of money if we aren't evil first."

  • Talk about a hard pivot from 'Don't be evil.'

  • I am outraged by google’s plans to aid the communists but what really bothered me as I was reading this message is that the USA does very similar monitoring with a program named PRISM. I was amazed and outraged when I originally learned we have database on everyone’s cell phone, text, voice, email..

    I am outraged by google’s plans to aid the communists but what really bothered me as I was reading this message is that the USA does very similar monitoring with a program named PRISM. I was amazed and outraged when I originally learned we have database on everyone’s cell phone, text, voice, email... and we are profiling to identify those we call terrorists. This method of spying is wrong no matter what country it’s done in. The issue isn’t about ‘home it’s used’ the issue is ‘how it can be used’. Eventually this data will be used against both the Chinese and American public.

  • Wow. China still one of the top religion haters in tbe world.

  • This shows us truly the power of technology and what it can do. Google just wants to make a serious pile of money. However, Xi wants to strengthen his power by controlling his people. This is more than attacks on Muslims. Xi has been systematics trying to wipe out Christianity as well.

    We should take

    This shows us truly the power of technology and what it can do. Google just wants to make a serious pile of money. However, Xi wants to strengthen his power by controlling his people. This is more than attacks on Muslims. Xi has been systematics trying to wipe out Christianity as well.

    We should take this article to heart. Technology is a gift, but in the wrong hands, it creates a police state like know other. Here in America, we really only deal with shadow banning and blocking of conservative thought if the voice is loud enough. If we do not get our technological act together, the U.S. can easily become like China when it comes to censoring or stopping view points we do not like.

  • In this age of computers big brother really is watching. The only thing George Orwell got wrong was the date. Can the US really help a place like China grow up?

  • Big Business has always been complicit in Big Brothers everywhere. It is too hard to Just Say No to entire regional markets over a little thing like human rights apparently.

  • Oh look, Google ain't about that "diversity" in good ole China. They all about that Yuan.

  • Reader's have to take into account what's at stake for Google. If they don't do as China asks, they will be barred from the country.

    This will give rise to a Chinese search engine taking over not only China, but other Asian countries as well.

    A search engine setup to filter and block "undesirable

    Reader's have to take into account what's at stake for Google. If they don't do as China asks, they will be barred from the country.

    This will give rise to a Chinese search engine taking over not only China, but other Asian countries as well.

    A search engine setup to filter and block "undesirable" traffic will look really good to Tyrants, and non democratic countries as well.

    This has the potential to dethrone Google and seriously hurt its revenue. Perhaps even worse.

    That's why they are throwing the ethics book out the window on this.

    IMO

  • The almighty, social justice warrior-friendly Google, while preaching tolerance and equality in my country, is planning on facilitating censorship and abuse of a minority group in another country... What a world we live in.

  • Move on, move on, nothing to see here. Same old, same old. As China's power increases, so will their disrespect for civil liberties. The fact that Google is willing to cooperate with such a regime and it's not getting sanctioned is a reflection of what's the priority here.

  • I don’t blame Chinese for taking action against the Islamist in China , if they allow Islamist , China will become another Europe with Saudi wahabis money flowing, opening wahabis Madrassa and mosques and the rest we all know . So let’s support China on that .

  • Even without persecuting a religious minority, the other structures China demands are ludicrous. I hope google chooses humankind over money.

  • Diversity, Inclusion and Multiculturalism are “Progressive” ideas. China 🇨🇳, Japan 🇯🇵, and South Korea 🇰🇷 North Korea 🇰🇵 are “stronger together” without them.

  • Funny how the press doesn’t mention the suppression of Christians and other non-Muslims in the Middle East.

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