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Google says it 'internally tested' censored China search engine

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New search engine dubbed Project Dragonfly has been criticised as it will censor results critical of Chinese government.
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Sundar Pichai spoke about Google's China plans for the first time and it doesn't look like he's backing down

Sundar Pichai spoke about Google's China plans for the first time and it doesn't look like he's backing down

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Google chief executive Sundar Pichai commented publicly for the first time on the company's efforts to launch a censored search engine in China.
Google has not been available in China for the past decade, and its possible return has caused an outcry among employees and US politicians.
Pichai said Google's mission was to provide the world with information, and that a dedicated search engine could help Chinese citizens access more reliable medical information.
The tenor of Pichai's comments suggests the company is not about to back away from its plans.
Google's chief executive Sundar Pichai...
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai Finally Opens Up About That Censored Search Service For China

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Google has finally publicly discussed the existence of Project Dragonfly-a censored search engine that may be rolled out for the Chinese market.
The project's existence was previously disclosed through leaks that sparked a firestorm inside and outside the company, with employees outraged at the ethical implications -Google googl pulled out of China in 2010, largely due to censorship requirements-and the Trump White House urging the company to kill the scheme .
Google's chief privacy officer, Keith Enright, confirmed Dragonfly's existence under questioning by the Senate Commerce Committee...
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