Ross LaJeunesse took aim at Google and other big US tech companies in a Medium post, contending that profits are taking precedence over human rights. Photo: AFP Ross LaJeunesse took aim at Google and other big US tech companies in a Medium post, contending that profits are taking precedence over human rights. Photo: AFP
Ross LaJeunesse took aim at Google and other big US tech companies in a Medium post, contending that profits are taking precedence over human rights. Photo: AFP

Ex-Google executive running for office criticises company for prizing profits over human rights

  • Ross LaJeunesse is running for US Senate after leaving his job as head of international relations as Google last year
  • In a Medium post, he said the internet giant had strayed from its “don’t be evil” motto while chasing profits in markets such as China and Saudi Arabia

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Ross LaJeunesse took aim at Google and other big US tech companies in a Medium post, contending that profits are taking precedence over human rights. Photo: AFP Ross LaJeunesse took aim at Google and other big US tech companies in a Medium post, contending that profits are taking precedence over human rights. Photo: AFP
Ross LaJeunesse took aim at Google and other big US tech companies in a Medium post, contending that profits are taking precedence over human rights. Photo: AFP
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