Tuesday, March 23, 2010

IN THE NEWS: Google Takes Action

Human Rights USA applauds Google's decision to turn its words into action by shutting down its search service in the Chinese mainland. As we shared with you several months ago, Google threatened to no longer bow to Beijing's demands following a cyber-attack that allegedly originated in China. Yesterday, Google stated it would stop censoring search results on its site in China and began to route users through its site in Hong Kong.

Unfortunately, Chinese government censors are now censoring results routed through the Google Hong Kong sites. Click here to see Google's Mainland China service availability. Stay tuned here for further developments....

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