A senior Google researcher just reportedly resigned in protest over the company’s potential return to China with a censored search engine (GOOG, GOOGL)
|09/13/2018||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
Jack Poulson, a senior Google research scientist, has put his money where his mouth is.
He has resigned his position in protest to Google’s possible re-entry into China, The Intercept reported Thursday.
Google management last month acknowledged that it has considered returning to the communist country. A return would mean conceding to demands made by the Chinese government that Google censor information.
The company has already built a search engine that would do just that, according to reports. From the Intercept’s story: