Thursday, January 14, 2010

Clash of Titans

As a result of a recent spate of attacks against the Gmail accounts of human rights activists, Google has announced it will no longer co-operate with China's censors.

This effectively hands their market share (currently over 30%) straight to, Google's main rival.

However, in 2006 Google dismissed rumours that it was going to close Google China because of Chinese government censorship. In June of that year co-founder Sergey Brin insisted that the search giant will continue to operate in China.

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