New York Times: Google Is Teaching Children How to Act Online. Is It the Best Role Model?

New York Times: Google Is Teaching Children How to Act Online. Is It the Best Role Model?. “Google is on a mission to teach children how to be safe online. That is the message behind ‘Be Internet Awesome,’ a so-called digital-citizenship education program that the technology giant developed for schools…. But critics say the company’s recent woes — including revelations that it was developing a censored version of its search engine for the Chinese market and had tracked the whereabouts of users who had explicitly turned off their location history — should disqualify Google from promoting itself in schools as a model of proper digital conduct.”

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