Benjamin Juang (ibneko) wrote,
Benjamin Juang
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Google and China Censorship

I work in an industry that Google may half-destroy, but last week I sympathized with the gobbler of all ad revenue. Google was beaten up in the media for bowing to censorship in China, even though plenty of news organizations sell their wares in countries where they get censored. Meanwhile, the dilemma of censorship turned personal for me. A Chinese publisher expressed interest in my recent book on the World Bank -- provided that certain passages were deleted.
-Washington Post, S. Mallaby
posted Jan 30, 2006, Article Print link

Bloggers discover hole in Google censorship:
Essentially, you just spell your searches incorrectly. Since google spellchecks for you... you get the results you're digging for.
-Article posted on PCPro.co.uk
Tags: censorship, china, google
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