Monday, June 22, 2009

China orders Google to remove some search features as anti-pornography champaign

China tightened its belts against free speech and information once again when they ordered Google to shut down certain search features on as an anti-pornography measure. Features affected include keyword suggestion and searching for information from foreign websites.
The trouble began when the China Internet Illegal Information Reporting Center, an Internet-watchdog group that is backed by the government, complained about lewd content on the site and threatened them with punishment by the government.
News from the New York Times

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