Thomas Jefferson said, “Merchants have no country. The mere spot they stand on does not constitute so strong an attachment as that from which they draw their gains.”
Clayton Cramer said, “He was describing this problem–financial interest is the reason that a corporation exists, and unless those who run the corporation are remarkable people, they will look out for economic interest, not human rights.”
But he wasn’t talking about Google. He was talking about Denmark-based Arla Foods which is being boycotted in the Middle East because of Danish freedom of the press.
I thought it applied to Google as well as Arla Foods.