Episode 47: Google and Apple Obey Putin’s Orders to Suppress Russian Votes
Microsoft, Apple, Google, et al. decided years ago that doing business in China means checking personal conscience, corporate principles, and democratic values at the border. Now it seems they’ve decided the same applies to doing business in Russia. Which clearly makes them little more than tools of these authoritarian governments.
But, with their willingness to sacrifice everything for their bottom line, it can only be a matter of time before big tech companies are doing the bidding of authoritarian governments even to the detriment of democratic ones.