Google’s “Evil” Problem – My new post over at TheBusySignal.com

The use of the word “evil” when discussing Google could have been avoided. It’s cartoonish, and has been run so far into the ground that it’s emerged in China[0]. Hearing someone actually use the word “evil” inspires either a dearth of trust, or the mental image of a mustachioed villain – probably both. The association of Evil with the company responsible for many of today’s experiences with web browsing,personal email and internet searches, derives from Google’s private motto: “Don’t be evil.” It can’t be said whether or not Google came out with the phrase “Don’t be evil” with the intent to create a problem so ludicrous that only those prone to fits of hyperbole would bite, but any company would want to make its opponents look as ludicrous as possible as early as possible.

Google’s “Evil” Problem – My new post over at TheBusySignal.com

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