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  1. redmist's Avatar
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    My brother refuses to use any of Google's services saying that that are evil.

    But he sticks to his Apple products like glue and defends Apple to the core.


    I use Google quite extensively.

    Is he right? Or is Apple the more evil?


    (Asking webOS users for impartial opinions!)
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    Google!

    It's after your soul.
    Game over!
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    Google. They claim they are open source but really, do the phones allow you to flash custom rom's without the use of root? Can you mod a rom that is already on your phone? Nope. Google is the evilest.
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    Facebook. Enough said.....
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    Neither. In a democratic capitalist society the function of companies is to make money for their shareholders within the law. One function of government is to set and enforce laws that prevent companies from acting against the people. So only the government can really be evil, by not enacting the right laws, or not enforcing them.

    Who will be to blame for SOPA if it comes into force and wrecks the internet? Hollywood/music companies, or the government that passes it??
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    I'm with your brother. It doesn't take a genius to see Google's end game. I've switched to DuckDuckGo.
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    At least both Apple and Google cherish their OSs.
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    Quote Originally Posted by GreenHex View Post
    Google!

    It's after your soul.
    Only because Apple have already stolen it

    Neither are evil they are both companies whose sole purpose is to make money (with a bit of world domination thrown in)

    Apple - Skynet of todays world
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    See the above posts that have already stated neither!

    One may suit someone more than the other, but neither is evil.
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    I don't think either company is evil so much as, like most every corporation, simply amoral. As stated, they exist to make money and dominating markets helps ensure long-term profitability. Now, that doesn't mean I'm skirting the question. I would just rephrase it:

    Which company is most likely, and has the greatest capacity to, use information about you in ways that you wouldn't approve of? The answer to that, I'd have to say, is Google. But that's only because Facebook wasn't offered as an option.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sonic View Post
    Only because Apple have already stolen it
    Nope... Apple is just after your money.
    Quote Originally Posted by Sonic View Post
    Neither are evil they are both companies whose sole purpose is to make money (with a bit of world domination thrown in)
    One needs to read about Google even if only from information available on the web, to figure-out the extent of its unacceptable activities. We have all lost our freedoms to Google already.
    Game over!
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    It looks like Google is *capable* of doing more evil, but Apple has already done more evil with the way it treats it's suppliers and retail partners and even more evil the way they stifle innovation with patents.
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    IMO, being evil or not, the most important thing is the result.
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    Evil?

    Apple’s telling about being »green« but they’re using a whole lot of aluminum, which wastes a lot of anti-green energy being produced.

    Google is good at web services and stuff, but Android, apart from being sleek and smooth, is not as innovative as the public thinks it is.

    I woild choose Android over iOS AND Google over Apple.
    webOS is simply fabulous

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