Google Removes ‘Don’t Be Evil’ Clause From Its Code Of Conduct. Google’s code of conduct used to say:
“Don’t be evil.” Googlers generally apply those words to how we serve our users. But “Don’t be evil” is much more than that. Yes, it’s about providing our users unbiased access to information …
Given their recent behavior, it had clearly become ridiculous. Now they leave that bit out.
The ABC charter here in Australia needs to be updated as well, ‘cos it no longer reflects what is happening.