Report: Internal Meeting Transcript Contradicts Google’s China Claims

Breitbart | 10/10/2018 | Staff
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A leaked transcript of a private Google meeting shows that the company’s public statements about its censored Chinese search engine do not align with what executives say privately.

A recent report from The Intercept shows that Google executives and employees have very different ideas about Google’s Project Dragonfly — a Chinese government controlled and censored search engine — than they have publicly discussed. Last week, Vice President Mike Pence called on Google to “immediately end development of the Dragonfly app that will strengthen the Communist Party’s censorship and compromise the privacy of Chinese customers.”

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Google’s Keith Enright told the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on September 26th that there “is a Project Dragonfly,” but said, “we are not close to launching a product in China.” Google’s search engine chief, Ben Gomes, told a BBC reporter at Google’s 20th-anniversary celebration event: “Right now, all we’ve done is some exploration, but since we don’t have any plans to launch something, there’s nothing much I can say about it.”

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But privately, discussions surrounding Project Dragonfly have painted a different picture. According to one Google source, Gomes’s comments to the...
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