Google unveils Project Shield, promoting free expression

Google Inc will begin to shield news organizations and human rights groups from cyberattacks as part of a new package of services designed to support “free expression” on the Web, the internet giant said Monday.

At a presentation in New York, the company also unveiled a new technology called uProxy that allows citizens under some regimes to bypass government censorship or surveillance software to surf the web. The software will be available for Google’s Chrome browser and Firefox but not for rival Microsoft Corp’s Internet Explorer, at least initially.

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