Wednesday, November 14, 2012

There They Go Again: China Blocks Google

The Chinese government blocked Google's major services late last week.
The ban shows that companies that espouse the free flow of information aren’t always welcome around the world, and they have to plan for the possibility that they might be shut down at any given moment. Google’s own stats showed a sharp decline in traffic from China, affecting everything from search to Gmail, Google’s email service. The Google Play mobile app store was also inaccessible from within China. Services returned in some parts of the country on Saturday, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Cause?  You decide.

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1 comment:

Nursing Jobs said...

Ahh, China again! Nothing new here...