Google's Board Opposes Vote Resisting Censorship

Google's board of directors has recommended shareholders vote down a proposal that would require the company to legally resist government censorship efforts and to notify users when the company is required by governments to censor search results. The proposal was submitted by New York City's Office of the Comptroller, which helps oversee the New York City Employees’ Retirement System, the New York City Teachers’ Retirement System, the New York City Police Pension Fund, and the New York City Fire Department Pension Fund, and is a custodian of the New York City Board of Education Retirement System.

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