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Chinese Internet Censorship

  1. China Blocks Google Ahead of Tiananmen Square 25th Anniversary

    In addition to censorship of material on Google, the Chinese government blocks popular websites such as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. In what was a very violent turn of events, the Chinese People's Liberation Army mobilized and pushed into...

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

    For example, for the search term "达赖喇嘛" (Dalai Lama), GreatFire found that results displayed on Bing's Chinese and international sites were heavily censored, with no notice of the censorship on either the U.S.or international search results.

  3. 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, and has removed supporting information from its about pages. What could be the reason for Google to switch off...

  4. Baidu Paid & Organic Search Starter Guide

    Unfortunately, most social media sites and other popular sites exclude Baidu’s spiders due to the Chinese internet censorship. Their largest Chinese search engine, Baidu, has more than 407 million users, with around 78 percent share of the total...

  5. 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. Web portals remain the overwhelming way that Chinese internet users spend...

  6. 31 Top Cultural Factors to Consider for International Search

    Freedom of speech and press behavior: This may be censorship or it may be a cultural dislike of something. When someone tells you that there are 400 million Chinese online or that more than a billion people live in India, that can be a captivating...

  7. Google's New Approach to China: A Closer Look at the Attack Heard 'Round the Web

    This topic originally focused on big business and weighty moral issues like Internet censorship, but now, everyday computer users have been thrown into the mix, with the repercussions of the attack putting them at risk.