Standing behind The Great Firewall of China – Asher Meir

From The Jerusalem Post:

Earlier this week, shareholders defeated a shareholder proposal to stop the company from cooperating with censorship requests from host governments. In the past, Google has complied with laws in various countries limiting what kind of search results can be displayed. The most far-reaching and detailed restrictions are those imposed by China; the Internet restrictions in that country are sometimes called “The Great Firewall of China.”

Google Corporation’s main product is its Internet search service, which is by far the most popular in the world. According to most rankings, Google processes the majority of web searches in the world – more than Yahoo, MSN, AOL and all the others put together. [Full Text]

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