It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
(visit the link for the full news article)
SAN FRANCISCO — Just over two months after threatening to leave China because of censorship and intrusions from hackers, Google on Monday closed its Internet search service there and began directing users in that country to its uncensored search engine in Hong Kong.
While the decision to route mainland Chinese users to Hong Kong is an attempt by Google to skirt censorship requirements without running afoul of Chinese laws, it appears to have angered officials in China, setting the stage for a possible escalation of the conflict, which may include blocking the Hong Kong search service in
Originally posted by xxcalbier
who runs china GOOGLE?
man you want to set up shop in any country city or town you follow the local laws . You dont like um LEAVE. who the heck do they
Originally posted by soficrow
Is that what's happening? Is Google standing alone? ...Or is Google partnered with the US corporate government - only a pretend champion for "democracy"?
Anyone know? Other ideas?