Thursday, February 16, 2006

Bill Gates is "a lot less evil than Google"

As Microsoft, Yahoo!, Google and Cisco Systems appear before a Congressional hearing to defend their compliance with Chinese government censorship rules in order to gain a foothold there, John Ray finds that Bill Gates' MSN Search is "a lot less evil than Google." He's found yet more stuff that Google doesn't like, but Bill Gates' search engine does, and "it's not just Chinese material they censor but also stuff appearing on their own Western blogspot blogs."

He has both a theory, and a conclusion. "Isn't competition great? So scrap your Google toolbar and get a MSN toolbar," he says. That might be just a little hasty.

LINK: Google and Yahoo face their Congressional critics - TimesOnLine
Google is really sick -
Dissecting Leftism

2 Comments:

Anonymous Tony Neville said...

Google returned sucessful results on two of the three phrases which did not happen when John Ray tried it. I emailed him pictures as proof. I think he's wrong on this issue, but given Google's recent departure from its "Don't be evil" moral, John's blog entry is understandable.

On a related matter. As you may or may not have already heard, the music-video "It's in the Koran" that lampoons Islamo-fascism was no longer to be found on Google's Video section. Apparently Google submitted to radical Islam. Well, that's what I read. So, I uploaded the file to Google; it went through a verification process, and here it is. BTW, "It's in the Koran" is a great deal more biting than those limp wristed Danish cartoons.

Google is as evil as MSN for making itself available to the Chinese government to be used as a tool for censorship, but I have seen no evidence to prove that it is more rotten than MSN.

2/16/2006 08:27:00 pm  
Blogger Brian S said...

Not quite on topic, but this item about the problems the IRS has with Bill Gates' tax return is hilarious.

2/17/2006 04:51:00 pm  

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