Re: How Evil Will Google Become?

When will Google start being evil?

As far as I'm concerned, they already did when they agreed to censor the results in their Chinese-language search engine. So much for the Internet bringing freedom to the world through free exchange of information.

Some years ago gambling was allowed in Atlantic City NJ. All sorts of > promises were made of how it would rejuvenate the town, etc. Nothing > came about.

Yes and no. There has been a lot of capital investment and a lot of jobs created through gambling in AC.

If you want to have a casino in some out of the way place or a limited > government lottery, ok. Some office football pools or even straight > numbers, ok. But I don't want a gambling hall on every corner, and > that's what all the interests want to do. Government gets too > dependent on gambling tax revenue and ignores its responsibility to > keep this stuff from getting out of hand.

The casino companies play off one state against another. They are doing that to a degree now in Tennessee and Arkansas saying 'we need to stop the state's tax money from going to Mississippi' where gaming is legal.

Jim Burks

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