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Saturday, June 20, 2009

Google has rude awakening in China

Now Google is having a rude awakening. China’s authoritarian government, caught up in a trial of strength with internet users over censorship, has opened a witch hunt on Google China.

On Thursday, it accused the search engine of “severely endangering China’s youth” by linking to pornographic content – a search for the word “son” in Chinese would curiously turn up some results referring to incestuous sexual relationships.

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