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Report: Google Suspends Plan to Relaunch Search in China

     
4:38 pm on Dec 18, 2018 (gmt 0)

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According to reports, Google has suspended its plans to relaunch search in China.

But members of Google's privacy team confronted the Dragonfly project managers, saying the system had "been kept secret from them".

And after several discussions, "Google engineers were told that they were no longer permitted to continue using the 265.com data to help develop Dragonfly, which has since had severe consequences for the project".

[bbc.co.uk...]

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Other sources indicate that there's also an internal revolt at g as regards dragonfily. I suspect that recent scrutiny by politicians around the globe has something to do with it as well.