Sergey Brin urges US to take stand against China's internet censorship - Disappointed with Microsofts' China stance

Google co-founder Sergey Brin says he’s disappointed with Microsoft for speaking out "against freedom of speech and human rights simply in order to contradict Google." The comments came during an interview with The Guardian “Brin has called on Washington to take a stand against China's censorship of the internet, urging the US to make the […]

Google co-founder Sergey Brin says he’s disappointed with Microsoft for speaking out "against freedom of speech and human rights simply in order to contradict Google." The comments came during an interview with The Guardian “Brin has called on Washington to take a stand against China's censorship of the internet, urging the US to make the issue a "high priority". "I certainly hope they make it a high priority," he said. "Human rights issues deserve equal time to the trade issues that are high priority now … I hope this gets taken seriously." Brin saved his strongest criticisms for Microsoft, "I'm very disappointed for them in particular," he said. "As I understand, they have effectively no market share – so they essentially spoke against freedom of speech and human rights simply in order to contradict Google." "You've got to decide: do you want to obey the laws of the countries you're in or not?" Gates told ABC's Good Morning America in January. "If not, you may not end up doing business there.",” said Brin.