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Google Stops Censoring Some Searches On China Search Engine

Grega M. [PersonRank 1]

Monday, March 15, 2010
12 years ago2,772 views

>>Bill says these search results, for the student movement in "89," include pictures of tanks and student protesters, which the censored results didn't. Other searches are still censored, Bill adds.<<


TOMHTML [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

"据当地法律法规和政策,部分搜索结果未予显示。" says the bottom line. It's still censored.
So it's a fake news, just as *everything* related to the Google/China debate currently.

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

I think it would be interesting to see what Chinese people think about Google's possible retreat.

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #


'Google’s China Internet license may expire this month':

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

As a foreigner in China my perspective is that as long as is still accessible (which by the way includes the Chinese language version of, it won't matter if is gone. I will miss Google Music but that's not a big deal. If however is gone and then the authorities start blocking, it would start to become tougher...

Roger Browne [PersonRank 10]

12 years ago #

Since China is not the only country where search results are censored, perhaps a workaround could be implemented in the browser.

Suppose that Google indicated censored results in some standard way such as a comment in the HTML code. The browser could detect that signal and automatically retrieve the equivalent results from another country.

For example, if a search on returned censored results, Chrome (or Firefox etc) would automatically perform the same search on

That will allow people to access uncensored results until a time comes when every country's search engines censor their results, or unless a country blocks internet access to every overseas search engine. A few more years at least.

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