Despite protests from its staff in the past leading to its pulling out from controversial US Government projects, Google has now made a deal for its artificial technology to be used by the Trump administration to fortify the US-Mexico border, The Intercept reports, based on documents obtained under a FOIA request.
Ahead of a Google official appearing at a US Senate hearing, a scientist who formerly worked for the company has thrown fresh fuel on the fire around the plan to provide a censored search engine for use in China.
At least five employees have quit Google in protest at the company's plans to launch a censored search engine app in China, with senior research scientist Jack Poulson being the most prominent among them.
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