Google Removes “Don’t Be Evil” From Its Code of Conduct

Now may be a good time to switch to an private search engine.

Google quietly removed “don’t be evil” from its company code of conduct. Some people link this with the recent news that Google is developing artificial intelligence technology for military drones.

The ‘don’t be evil’ mantra went well with Google’s fun, youthful startup vibe. Unfortunately it appears the company has grown out of its youth, and has adopted a more corporate set of values.

Perhaps now is a good time to switch to one of these Google search alternatives:

Thanks for reading, and remember, “don’t be evil.”

Christian Stewart ✔️

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