Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th Apr 2012 22:22 UTC
Google Interesting, if not inherently flawed, article by Farhad Manjoo. "Honan might be right that Google has violated its own definition of evil, but doesn't it matter that every one of its rivals also routinely violates Google's definition of evil?" I say flawed, because I value promises more than anything. Google has done things recently that break their initial promise. That sucks - there's no way around it. I do love Gruber's take, though: "It's not that Google is evil. It's that they're hypocrites. That's the difference between Google and its competitors." In other words, it's perfectly fine to be an evil scumbag company, as long as you're not claiming you're not. That's a rather... Warped view on morality.
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says the one..
by fran on Wed 4th Apr 2012 23:21 UTC
fran
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Gruber calling others hypocrites.
The preoccupation on whether Google is evil or not is usually in the realm of iCultists and not sensible people.
Who really hold a company true to it's slogan every time and all the time is either incredibly naive or carry a vendetta.

Edited 2012-04-04 23:28 UTC

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