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Is Google Evil?
May/June 2010 (vol. 14 no. 3)
pp. 92-96
Charles Petrie, Stanford University
There is a lot of worry out there about how powerful Google has become and how to interpret its corporate motto of "Don't Be Evil". We answer this by offering a hypothesis of what "evil" means to engineers and support it with a famous example.

1. J. McHugh, "Google vs. Evil," Wired, vol. 11, no. 1, 2003, pp. 1–5; www.wired.com/wired/archive/11.01google_pr.html .
2. T. Catan and J. Vascellaro, "Google, Microsoft Spar on Antitrust," Wall Street J.,1 Mar. 2010; http://tinyurl.comy9thdy7.
3. C. Petrie and C. Bussler, "The Myth of Open Web Services — The Rise of the Service Parks," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 80–82.

Index Terms:
google, evil, microsoft, standards, internet, computing
Citation:
Charles Petrie, "Is Google Evil?," IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 14, no. 3, pp. 92-96, May-June 2010, doi:10.1109/MIC.2010.71
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