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Googlers angry with project for China, staff rail against firm


Google withdrew its search engine from China eight years ago due to censorship and hacking but it is now working on a project for the country codenamed 'Dragonfly'.— AFP

Google withdrew its search engine from China eight years ago due to censorship and hacking but it is now working on a project for the country codenamed 'Dragonfly'.— AFP

Word that Google is crafting a search engine to meet China’s censorship rules has sparked widespread employee anger at the company, which has responded by limiting workers’ access to documents about the project, a report said.

Google was scurrying to stop leaks and quell outrage inside the company over what had been a stealth project prior to a report this week by news website The Intercept.

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