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(Guardian)   Google says government cybercrime is the greatest threat to the internet; helping governments repress their own citizens and pushing for a tiered internet greatest ideals   (guardian.co.uk) divider line 12
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2012-05-24 11:29:19 AM
"...and pushing for a tiered internet greatest ideals"

What does this mean?
 
2012-05-24 11:31:59 AM
Someone more tech savy (or who cares more than I do), is it not hypocritical for google to decry internet cencorship given thier activities with the Chinese government?
 
2012-05-24 11:33:43 AM

kroonermanblack: Someone more tech savy (or who cares more than I do), is it not hypocritical for google to decry internet cencorship given thier activities with the Chinese government?


They no longer have any activities with the Chinese government, AFAIK. And they never turned over e-mails from activists the way MSN and Yahoo did.
 
2012-05-24 11:45:53 AM
Beware those that style themselves your protector for in their hearts the see themselves as your master.
 
2012-05-24 12:30:01 PM

Arkanaut: kroonermanblack: Someone more tech savy (or who cares more than I do), is it not hypocritical for google to decry internet cencorship given thier activities with the Chinese government?

They no longer have any activities with the Chinese government, AFAIK. And they never turned over e-mails from activists the way MSN and Yahoo did.


Yep, they were basically offered a choice. Have ZERO presence in China, or offer a filtered result. They went with filtered initially, some of the filtering has been removed, I haven't followed the story in a while.
 
2012-05-24 01:08:14 PM
www.plasticbag.org
/i misread it
//probably a greater threat then cybercrime
 
2012-05-24 01:19:26 PM
3D printing and pirated file specs is the wave of the future and China is all over that.
 
2012-05-24 02:01:20 PM
Gaaahhh!!! Who the fark writes these headlines? Put the bong down for one goddamn minute and read your shiat out loud just once at least, for crying out loud!
 
2012-05-24 04:28:39 PM
When has Google ever been in favor of tiered internet?
 
2012-05-24 09:44:35 PM

narkor: Beware those that style themselves your protector for in their hearts the see themselves as your master.


Well said.
 
2012-05-24 10:35:06 PM

WhyteRaven74: When has Google ever been in favor of tiered internet?


When subby is on their 4th rock of crack.
 
2012-05-26 05:26:28 AM
google 'google dorks'


/that is all
//yw
 
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