This Case is about ETHICS, GOVERNMENT
PUBLICATION DATE: June 18, 2010 PRODUCT #: 910E11-PDF-ENG
The case explains the conditions encircling Google’s reconsideration of its China method. Google formally revealed in January 2010 that its Chinese site, Google.cn, experienced cyber attacks from within China. Google even more revealed that, as an outcome, it had actually chosen to re-examine its method to China, consisting of the choice of a total exit from the Chinese market.
The case provides Google’s efficiency in China, the information of the cyber attack and the heated public conversation following Google’s statement. Students are asked to think about actions that Google ought to take and the matching, underlying reasoning.