Google's regret on Great Firewall

SERGEY Brin, co founder of internet search engine Google, has admitted that when China blocked access to its service, the company compromised its principles by accepting censorship. Mr Brin told reporters in Washington yesterday: "Perhaps now the principled approach makes more sense."

By "principled approach", he meant pulling out of China.

"That's an alternate path. It's not where we chose to go right now, but I can sort of see how people came to different conclusions about doing the right thing," he said. Google's regret on Great Firewall | The World | The Australian

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