Google and politics - an employee fired over an internal memo.

A senior software engineer at Google was fired for allegedly violating the code of conduct.

His violation was sharing internally a manifesto titled "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber", in which he outlined differences between men and women as viewed from evolutionary point of view, suggested several non-discriminatory ways to reduce gender gap, pointed out current Google's biases and suggested a few improvements. A complete text was published on Gizmondo .

The memo was leaked to the public, after which his employment has been terminated, as per the article at The Guardian.