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Google Theatre - Part II

On 31 March, Rob Hanlon and I published an article…called "Google Theatre…we argued that "the portrayal of Google as a socially responsible business…is a theatrical performance". Obviously our view was critical of Google (and other companies gaining good publicity over their withdrawal from China on purported human rights grounds). We also took a swing at human rights groups...over their failure to make a strong case that human rights are a business responsibility. Business & Human Rights Resource Centre picked it up…and now has posted responses to our article from two of the organisations we criticised (Google and HRW)…Rob and I would be interested to hear from anybody on either our article or the responses from Google and HRW.

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