Controversial News Stories on Google News China

Google omits controversial news stories in China
Source: New Scientist

>From the article, “Researchers at Dynamic Internet Technology (DIT), a US company that provides technology for circumventing internet restrictions in China, have discovered that the recently-launched Chinese version of Google News omits blocked news sources from its results…Google admits to omitting some news sources within China but says this is meant to improve the quality of the service…Bill Xia, chief executive of DIT, however, accuses Google of reinforcing Chinese internet restrictions by leaving some sites off its list. ‘When people do a search they will get the wrong impression that the whole world is saying the same thing,’ he told New Scientist.”

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