The sixth principle on Google's "Ten things" page states: "You can make money without doing evil." It stands to reason that a company committed to avoiding evil would not want to stay in a communist country where it is required to participate in the oppression of Chinese citizens. Though the substance of this principle applies primarily to Google's advertising practices, the general public does not necessarily know that. The company could face a public relations nightmare if it chooses to stay.
When phone calls, video conference information, pictures, chat logs, etc. are all stored in a central location via social media, a potential hacker has access to just about everything, quickly and easily. ... More >>