It’s good that Google’s famous “Don’t be evil” motto isn’t an official motto anymore, because Google is about to do a bunch of evil in the near future if a whistleblower is to be believed. Google has been working for more than a year on a new Search app for Android that would serve the Chinese market, but in the way the Chinese government wants it to operate. In other words, after pulling out of China on account of the local censorship laws, which have only become worse since then, Google seems ready to return and accept the government’s requests. Don’t Miss: A $16 accessory is all it takes to make your 4K Fire TV or Fire TV Stick as fast as possible The project is code-named Dragonfly, an Intercept report notes, and has been secretly in development since last spring, accelerating after a December 2017 meeting between Google CEO Sundar Pichai and the Kissinger of China, Wang Huning, who’s a top foreign policy adviser of China’s President Xi. Only a few hundred Google employees know about the project, said a person willing to speak up about it. The source told The Intercept “they had the moral and ethical concerns”… Read full this story
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