Anita Davis
Mar 23, 2010

Google stops censorship in China and moves to Hong Kong

BEIJING - Google has stopped censoring its search services in China following the identification of alleged cyber attacks at the start of the year, and has started to redirect users to servers based in Hong Kong.

Google China

Users visiting Google.cn are now being redirected to Google.com.hk, where the world's largest search engine is offering uncensored search in simplified Chinese, specifically designed for users in mainland China.

“Figuring out how to make good on our promise to stop censoring search on Google.cn has been hard. We want as many people in the world as possible to have access to our services, including users in mainland China, yet the Chinese government has been crystal clear...

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