"It ... seems likely to irritate Chinese officials, who have already employed an array of techniques to punish the company since a clash over censorship led Google to move its servers to Hong Kong in January 2010." — Michael Wines at The New York Times.

2 Responses to “Google alerts Chinese when results censored”

  1. ppival says:

    I think it’d be fascinating for those of us on the outside of the Great Firewall to see notifications beside search results that would’ve been banned if we were sitting in China – has anyone built an extension to show that?

    • EssArt says:

      It’d be cool if there was a proxy that let you dial into China instead of just out. ┬áHaving lived there, I can tell you that dealing with censored internet for a couple of years does a lot to change one’s perspective regarding internet law.

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