1. China | 2. Iran | 2. Syria | 4. Ethiopia | 5. Cuba | Source: freedomhouse.org
As Google looks at developing a search engine censored by Beijing, China's online authoritarianism combined with its development as a global hub for artificial intelligence innovation presents an ethical dilemma.
There is still no wireless internet in Cuba. This has not stopped the head of state, Miguel Diaz-Canel, from taking to the digital world with his Twitter account. But his online propaganda is not going unchallenged.
A letter signed by employees reminded Google's leadership that a censored app for China breaches its own code of ethics. Only a few hundred of the 88,000 employees have been given information on the project.
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