lol @ google values
China is a different beast. The “values” here mean that the government wants to control what Google does; in this sense the researchers at Google would have to write censorship algorithms instead of trying to write the best algorithms to find content. Sure Google is not the most ethical company with the highest values, but as far as I know they never tried to censor content for ideological reasons.
Companies don’t have values, they’re amorphous groups which rely on profiting at any cost, and Google just reinforced that