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Google translate inaccessible (China)

Greg Pringle [PersonRank 0]

Friday, March 13, 2009
15 years ago3,147 views

I'm a daily user of Google translate in my work. For around a week Google translate has been inaccessible from Beijing. I'm unable to pinpoint the exact date when it became unavailable --when Google translate is inaccessible I reluctantly use Babelfish. Has anyone else been having problems?

milivella [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

I'm in Italy, and translate.google.com (or .it) works fine here. But queries like [translate cane] or [translate cane in english] submitted to the main Google page (www.google.com) no longer work (previously they gave OneBox results). Does anyone know why?

milivella [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Update: [translate cane] now works again.

(Now Google just has to guess what language I have in mind, "cane" being a word in Italian, English and French!)

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

I believe that the main point is to find out if Great Firewall of China is blocking it...

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