Former Google executive reveals why he left, says proposal for Human Rights Program was repeatedly rejected
Ross LaJeunesse says that he was 'sidelined' from the conversations regarding 'Project Dragonfly'.
Google's privacy team learned about the Dragonfly when the information was disclosed to the public in August.
Several members of Congress have no idea what they are talking about when it comes to technology.
As far as the outcome of the entire hearing goes, Pichai held his ground well while getting caught off-guard only by a few questions
This testimony before the Congress is the Google CEO's first in 2018.
In written testimony, Sundar Pichai said he has led the company “without political bias.”
Google has described the search app, known as Project Dragonfly, as an experiment not close to launching.
The search engine will finally enter a market it abandoned eight years ago on censorship concerns.
Keith Enright went so far as to confirm that the Google China search project 'Dragonfly' does exist.
This means if China's security agencies were to obtain any info, individuals could easily be tracked.
Jack Poulson resigned because he felt Google was not honoring its commitment to human rights.
Sundar Pichai also addressed the controversy surrounding the secrecy of the project.