[ILUG] Mother of God!
thomasb at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 15:38:25 GMT 2006
On 2/15/06, Colm Buckley <colm at tuatha.org> wrote:
> On 15 Feb 2006, at 13:04, Thomas Bridge wrote:
> > Folks, Google is a PLC. That's it - the moment they did that they
> > moved away from a position where they could take a principled stand on
> > things like Net censorship and towards a position where they had to
> > take a pragmatic view,
> On 15 Feb 2006, at 13:35, Michele wrote:
> > The entire "do no evil" ideal is cute, but not that realistic when
> > they have
> > shareholders to answer to [...]
> > It's kind of amusing that people are only waking up to the
> > realisation that
> > Google is just as "evil" as any other company.
I wouldn't agree with the statement that 'Google is just as "evil" as
any other company' - I think it's clear that they do try to follow a
Having said that, the letter you referred to makes a number of
references to the interests of the shareholders - it is not in the
interests of the shareholders to not go into China, so into China
Google must go.
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