Google Inc.

Google Inc.

Metrics Value

Privacy Score

2015 = 57.1 %

RDR Total Score

2015 = 64.8 %

Freedom of Expression

2015 = 67.7 %

Commitment Score

2015 = 77.9 %
Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware. Google was founded in 1996 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University, in California. Together, they own about 14 percent of its shares, and control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through supervoting stock. They incorporated Google as a privately held company on September 4, 1998.