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Google profile in China shrinking

(AP) -- A year after a public spat with Beijing over censorship, Google Inc. says its business with Chinese advertisers is growing even as the Internet giant's share of online searches in China plunges.

Apr 03, 2011
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Google accuses China of blocking Gmail

Google accused the Chinese government on Monday of interfering with its Gmail service, after weeks of online disruptions that have coincided with calls for protests emulating those in the Middle East.

Mar 21, 2011
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China's Baidu expands as Google contracts

The name of the search engine "Baidu" means "hundreds of times", and comes from an ancient Chinese verse often cited today to refer to the continuous search for one's dreams.

Dec 02, 2010
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Governments worldwide censor Web content: study

Where you live in the world largely determines how freely you can access the internet. The level of cyber censorship in different countries around the world is directly related to how authoritarian the governing regime is, ...

Dec 01, 2010
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US Senate committee approves online piracy bill

The US Senate Judiciary Committee approved a bill on Thursday that would give US law enforcement more tools to crack down on websites abroad engaged in piracy of movies, television shows and music.

Nov 18, 2010
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Amazon pulls pedophile book, offers no explanation

Amazon, after a deluge of criticism and boycott threats, withdrew a digital book called "The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure" from sale on Thursday but offered no explanation for the move. ...

Nov 11, 2010
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