Google’s anti-Trump bias calls attention to its questionable ties to China

Washington Examiner, August 6, 2019

Google is getting bad press for doing business in China, and it’s only getting worse. The widespread perception that Google is anti-Trump and anti-conservative is further fueling its China problems in Washington.

Last week, billionaire tech investor and Trump supporter Peter Thiel penned an op-ed in the New York Times accusing Google of doing business in China in a way that is “Good for Google, Bad for America.” Specifically, Thiel condemned the company for agreeing to work with the Chinese — but not the U.S. military — on artificial intelligence.

He’s right: While Google runs an AI lab in China, it refuses to work on AI with the Pentagon.

“A.I. is a military technology,” wrote Thiel. So why is Google sharing it with China, America’s chief strategic competitor?

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