[governance] Accountability group puts Google in same league as big oil and big tobacco

Suresh Ramasubramanian suresh at hserus.net
Thu Jul 13 07:32:10 EDT 2017

They can’t fund academic research?

On 13/07/17, 5:01 PM, "Abakar Oumar Massar" <abkarmassar at gmail.com> wrote:

    it is too bad, google can't do that.
    2017-07-13 11:26 UTC+01:00, Suresh Ramasubramanian <suresh at hserus.net>:
    > What, this didn't get shared here earlier? I'm shocked
    > Ah, by the way here's googles response
    > https://www.blog.google/topics/public-policy/responding-campaign-accountability-report-academic-research/
    > Also - what do you propose, that academia raise money solely from school
    > fees, or maybe use Monopoly money, to fund their research?  Or maybe just
    > stop doing research?
    > --srs
    >> On 13-Jul-2017, at 3:51 PM, parminder <parminder at itforchange.net> wrote:
    >> Google has spent millions funding academic research in the US and Europe
    >> to try to influence public opinion and policymakers, a watchdog has
    >> claimed.
    Abakar Oumar Massar
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    Coordonator of UN Youth Deleguate Program Chad.
    Ambassador of Youth IGF Chad.
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    N'djaména (Tchad)
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