Google stand could be good for business


Google’s decision to resist a government demand for millions of its search-engine records may not do a thing to protect the privacy of computer users, but it certainly boosts the company’s reputation as a protector of its customers’ rights.

For a company that declares its corporate motto is “Don’t Be Evil,” the decision to take a principled stand against the broad demand for information offers a rare opportunity to distinguish itself from its rivals just as the issue of government snooping is heating up politically on Capitol Hill. Google stand could be good for business - Tech News & Reviews - MSNBC.com

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