Update: Google’s New Approach to China

by Erin on March 23rd, 2010 in Industry and Security News.

For those following the news which broke in January of the cyber attacks against Google – believed to be originating from China – and Google’s subsequent plan to stop censoring Google.cn search results, there’s been a recent update:

Google announced yesterday that it has stopped censoring its search services (Google Search, Google News, and Google Images) in China, and is now directing users in the country to its uncensored search engine in Hong Kong. Google has said that its carefully monitoring access issues, and has posted a page that shows a summary of Google services that have been blocked by the Chinese government.

Read Google’s official statement or the New York Times’ story for the full news.