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Sergey Brin Clarifies Open Web, Apple, Facebook Comments

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Google co-founder Sergey Brin has repeated warnings that the greatest threat to Internet freedom is government censorship focused on crushing political dissent, and warned that attacks against online piracy are “misguided and dangerous”. Google co-founder Sergey Brin has repeated warnings that the greatest threat to Internet freedom is government censorship focused on crushing political dissent, and warned that attacks against online piracy are “misguided and dangerous”. 0 Comments

Google’s Brin: Governments, Apple, Facebook Threaten “Open” Internet

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Google co-founder Sergey Brin has warned against the growing number of restrictions on the Internet arising from governments' attempts to control communications and censor populations in nations such as China, as well as rivals Apple and Facebook. Google co-founder Sergey Brin has warned against the growing number of restrictions on the Internet arising from governments' attempts to control communications and censor populations in nations such as China, as well as rivals Apple and Facebook. 0 Comments

Real Names: Google+, Government & The Identity Ecosystem

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Why is Google motivated to take such a hard line on identifying people by their real name on Google+? The simple answer, perhaps, is that Google and the government both want to make the Internet more about accountability, rather than anonymity. Why is Google motivated to take such a hard line on identifying people by their real name on Google+? The simple answer, perhaps, is that Google and the government both want to make the Internet more about accountability, rather than anonymity. 0 Comments