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Google has 'no plans' to launch Chinese search engine: CEO

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By David Shepardson and Paresh Dave

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Cicilline told Pichai it was "hard for me to imagine that you could operate in the Chinese market under the current government framework and maintain a commitment to universal values, such as freedom of expression and personal privacy."

....says a politician whose government regularly kowtows to the PRC for their corporate donors to line their pockets

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Lies

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Search algorithms can always be gamed - some just better at it than others

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Why not develop a search engine that gets around Chinese censorship? Make it available in China regardless of whether their unelected dictators allow it. That's what Google should be doing.

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Why not develop a search engine that gets around Chinese censorship? Make it available in China regardless of whether their unelected dictators allow it. That's what Google should be doing.

Y'mean like the regular Google Search? Chinese people cannot access it without VPN - the Great Firewall of China blocks access

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There's no Cost Benefit for entering the Chinese Market for Google or any other outsider when you consider the Censorship/controls that need to dynamically be applied.

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