Thursday, January 27, 2011

Winner of Google-China feud is - India

By Peter Lee

Google isn't doing well in China, and President Barack Obama isn't doing well in the United States. These twin realities have helped trigger a high-profile confrontation with China.

On January 12, Google responded to a sophisticated hack of its servers, apparently emanating from within China, with the threat that it would stop filtering its search results in compliance with the demands of the Chinese government, even if that meant Google would have to close its China operations.

Google's high-profile response will contribute, perhaps inadvertently, to fraught broader US-China relations in the coming


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