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Bill Gates said if Google chooses to pull out of the United States, then he'd give them credit.
What does he mean? Who let him say like that?
He is an American, and he makes his big money in US. Without America, this poor naughty student can never become the billionaire at the top of the world riches.
Now he begins to earn more money in China. So he turns to his new consumption. Yeah, he is doing right! He is beating his dangerous rival in China, Google.
But does that make him brighter, or richer?
Gates: Net curbs in China very limited
By Qin Jize (China Daily)
Updated: 2010-01-27 06:57
Microsoft Corp Chairman Bill Gates has described Beijing's efforts to censor the Internet as "very limited", saying corporations which operate in China should abide by the local law.
In an interview on ABC's Good Morning America on Monday about Google's dispute with China, Gates said the Internet is subject to different kinds of censorship around the world, noting that Germany forbids pro-Nazi statements that would be protected as free speech in the United States.
"And you've got to decide: Do you want to obey the laws of the countries you're in, or not? If not, you may not end up doing business there," Gates, the world's richest man, said without mentioning the search engine giant by name.
"The Chinese efforts to censor the Internet have been very limited and so I think keeping the Internet thriving there is very important."
He declared he was unimpressed and a bit perplexed by Google's recent threat to shut down its operations in China, citing disagreements with government policies and unspecified attacks.
One may or may not agree with the laws in China, Gates said, but nearly all countries have some controversial laws or policies, including the United States.
"What point are they making?" Gates asked. "Now, if Google ever chooses to pull out of the United States, then I'd give them credit."