Project Nimbus: Google employee accuses tech giant of profiteering off Palestinian pain

INTERNATIONAL A Google employee who is quitting the company this week has accused the tech giant of profiting from the systemic abuse of Palestinians after her efforts to thwart a billion-dollar contract with the Israeli military were reportedly met with retaliation. Ariel Koren, 28, will be leaving Google on Friday citing what she said was its[…]

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Iran: Outrage after government puts Google on Safe Search for all Iranians

INTERNATIONAL Iranians have reacted with incredulity to a move by the government to forcibly activate Safe Search on Google for all citizens, accusing officials of treating them like children. Iran’s communications minister, Isa Zarepour, confirmed the new restriction earlier this week, saying his government had activated Safe Search following requests from[…]

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Google workers push to stop censored Chinese search project

More than 200 employees comprising engineers, designers and managers at Alphabet Inc’s Google published an open letter demanding the company end development of a censored search engine for Chinese users, escalating earlier protests against the secretive project. Google has described the search app, known as Project Dragonfly, as an experiment[…]

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