To be fair, the “proper” Google maintains the creed, but who decides what “the right thing” to do is?
Killer robots, ubiquitous cataloguing of the world’s information, control over wired and wireless infrastructure…maybe Alphabet spun off just so they didn’t have to not “be evil” with their other ventures? Maybe I’m just paranoid.
Source: Google’s ‘Don’t be evil’ creed disappears as company morphs into Alphabet | The Verge
There are plenty of ways to attribute blame for the failure of the Google Books project.
Source: What Ever Happened to Google Books? – The New Yorker
Google has reorganized itself into multiple companies, spinning off several of its most ambitious projects alongside its core Internet business under a new umbrella company called Alphabet.
Source: A New Company Called Alphabet Now Owns Google
The magical accuracy of search engine results may be the worst thing to happen to democracy since unfettered campaign donations.
Source: Google’s Search Algorithm Could Steal the Presidency
SOPA isn’t quite dead yet, it seems.
Google and Hollywood are still fighting bitterly over the Stop Online Piracy Act, an anti-piracy bill.
Source: New Court Evidence Reveals Hollywood’s Plan to Smear Google
Ding, dong, the Witch is (almost) dead!
Source: Google+ and YouTube are finally splitting up
Legal scholar Wu says, “This is the closest I’ve seen Google come to be the Microsoft case.”
Source: Google Manipulates Search Results, According to Study From Yelp and Legal Star Tim Wu