Technology 13 Feb 2007 07:39 am
When we think of Google (GOOG) we think of super-fast web searches, internet advertising, and a business culture that views itself as different from the rest of the industry. What’s happening in North Carolina takes some luster off the benevolent image of the “Do no evil” company. Nicholas Carr has put together two link-filled posts that detail Google’s work with state and local officials to get land and tax breaks for building a facility employing 200 people. After reading them Google looks like any other company only a stock market and technology darling.