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Tech workers are divided over Google’s reported new Chinese search engine: CHARTS

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Eight years after Google pulled its search engine from China due
to concerns over censorship and cyber attacks, the company is
considering relaunching a censored search function there — and
members of the broader tech community
aren’t happy about it.

But they’re outnumbered by Google employees. As this
chart from Statista
shows, 65% of the 472 polled are in favor
of the company’s reversed position.

There’s a clear division of opinions amongst tech workers
as China’s
existing human rights issues
leave some skeptical that
Google’s accommodation of Chinese censorship rules is a good
idea.CoD_8.21.18 tech chart of the dayShayanne Gal/Business Insider

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