Google Tried To Stifle Memos On Chinese Search Engine: Report

In short: Google has reportedly been attempting to keep any and all memos or code associated with a secret China-specific variation of Google Search built under the codename “Project Dragonfly,” according to documents viewed by The Intercept. At least one of those memos, in particular, appears to have leaked beyond its intended scope and shared amongst employees that were not intended to have read them, prompting Google to demand deletion of the memo. The company is said to have gone so far as to track the emails to ensure they had been read by recipients. What’s more, when the memo was initially leaked internally on a board dedicated to ethics discussi… |

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