Google's China plan spurs inquiry from U.S. lawmakers, staff departures

14 Sep by Vitaliy Dadalyan

Google's China plan spurs inquiry from U.S. lawmakers, staff departures

The questioning added to the pressure on Google to disclose precautions it would take to protect the safety of its users if Chinese regulators allow its search engine to operate. More than 1,000 Google employees, six U.S. senators and at least fourteen human rights groups have written to the company expressing concern about its China ambitions. On Thursday, Jack Poulson, a research scientist who had worked for Google for more than two years, said he resigned because he felt the company was not honoring its commitment to human rights norms in designing the search app.

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