Google CEO finally confirms secret censored Chinese search engine, is very happy with it
Google is finally going on the record with its once-secret Project Dragonfly, a censorship-friendly search engine for the people of China.
Speaking at the Wired 25 Summit, Google CEO Sundar Pichai not only confirmed the existence of the project but also boasted about how well testing of the search engine was going.
“It turns out we'll be able to serve well over 99 percent of the queries,” Pichai said of search results in the testing, pushing back on the controversy surrounding a product that must adhere to the Chinese-government's strict censorship laws. The Google CEO went on to give an example of how beneficial the service will be for the Chinese people, pointing out that current Chinese search products can return “fake” info for a query like “cancer treatments.” Read more...More about Google, China, Censorship, Search Engine, and Tech