Google to censor content in China

from CBC.ca archives | Wed, 25 Jan 2006

U.S. online search engine Google will adhere to Beijing's censorship policies and limit certain search results in China to get broader access to the large market.

The Chinese government censors content that is considered politically sensitive and offensive. As a result, online users have been blocked from using Google or experienced delays in response time.

"In order to operate from China, we have removed some content from the search results available on Google.cn, in response to local law, regulation or policy," the internet company said in a statement.

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