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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.

Our Lora Bentley has compiled this list of the pros and cons of Google's ultimate decision in its conflict with the Chinese government over censorship and suspected attacks against Google's own interests. Stakes are high as the search giant decides its future in the world's biggest market.

Related Topics : LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, Electronic Surveillance

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