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Google Theatre - Part III

Rob Hanlon and I recently wrote an article in which we argued that the portrayal of Google…withdrawing from China is a theatrical performance…This morning I had an email from Salil Tripathi - Director of Policy at the Institute for Human Rights and Business - who pointed me to two pieces he's written from a more positive perspective…Rob and I are not necessarily convinced by his argument…One of the issues that concerns me about Google's response to our article…is the way in which the company accuses us of "gross[ly] misunderstanding...Google’s actions and motives" but then fails to demonstrate what we misunderstood…It is also interesting to note that Google did not mention the term 'human rights' once in its response to our article.

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