In March of this year, Google announced that they had reached an agreement with the U.S. Department of Defense, and Google will work with the latter to develop artificial intelligence technology to be used to photograph drones.videoBut the decision was resisted by a number of Google employees , more than 3000 employees of the company ' s CEO , Sandar Pichai . These employees believe that Google should not be involved in war - related matters requiring companies to give up the project .
At that time, Google responded that the project named Project Maven clearly stated that it would not be used for offensive purposes. However, Google’s employees still worry that the technology will be used by the military to increase the accuracy of military drone strikes.
At a conference within the company, Green repeatedly stated that she did not formulate a code of ethics for the project before signing the contract. She was very sorry and regretful. She also stated that the company will not sign any similar military project agreement until the ethical guidelines are finalized.
However, foreign media, Defense One, also reported that Google is currently actively fighting for large amounts from the US Department of Defense.cloud servicecontract. Reported that the amount of this contract reached 10 billion US dollars, this project will start bidding in early May this year, and announced the results of the bid in September. Defense One said that most Google employees do not know the company's plan.
Google refused to respond to this news.