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  1. Bing Denies Censoring Search Results, Blames 'Glitch'

    All web companies that operate in China have to follow its stringent censorship laws in what is colloquially known as the Great Firewall of China. For example, for the search term "达赖喇嘛" (Dalai Lama), GreatFire found that results displayed on Bing...

  2. Google Stops Warning China Searchers About Dangerous Keywords

    The firm ceased issuing the warnings in early December, according to a report from Chinese censorship monitoring group Greatfire.org, and has removed supporting information from its about pages. What could be the reason for Google to switch off...

  3. Qihoo Search: Dead on Arrival?

    In the comparison, they find that searches on terms such as the “Tiananmen Square Incident” netted uncensored results without censorship notices where Baidu restricted the search results. Launched August 16, Qihoo Search was the latest search...

  4. SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

    The apparent inclusion of search blocking, widely regarded as Internet censorship. Smith said in response to the White House’s show of opposition to the bill in its current form, "It is not censorship to enforce the law against foreign thieves.

  5. As Facebook's Empire Expands, U.S. & Canada Interest Declines [Report]

    Facebook has overcome numerous barriers, including censorship concerns in both Syria and Iran, to spread into developing countries. Yes, the blue is Facebook, and yes, basically the entire planet – except for China, Russia, Brazil, and a few...

  6. Low Interest in Social Networks in China [Study]

    Google actually withdrew after censorship debates in early 2010, and the recent Gmail hacking attempts has prompted more tension between Google and the Chinese government. While internet use in China continues to grow, Mainland China and its...

  7. Should Google Escape the Death Spiral in China by 'Losing Face'?

    Ironically, Google is probably if anything more concerned than the Chinese about losing its own "face" by going back in and accepting Chinese rules on areas such as censorship. It's a well known and established fact that Google's withdrawal from...