China Still Filtering Google; Other Search Engines Slip Through

The Chinese government appears to be focusing on filtering Google results and cache listings for its citizens and ignoring Yahoo and Gigablast, according to this article from OpenNet Initiative: Google Search & Cache Filtering Behind China’s Great Firewall. Good news then for those in China — use these alternatives, at least until the government catches on.

For more background on China’s past actions with Google, see China’s Great Wall Against Google And AltaVista. Meanwhile, news on the words apparently filtered by China.

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