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Google Highlights Censored Search Terms in China

itwbennett (1594911) writes | more than 2 years ago

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itwbennett writes "Responding to complaints from Chinese Googlers that the search engine is 'inconsistent and unreliable,' Google has updated its service to help users steer clear of search queries that will result in page errors. Google will now highlight characters and phrases that are likely to 'break' a user's connection. 'By prompting people to revise their queries, we hope to reduce these disruptions and improve our user experience from mainland China,' the company said in a blog post."
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Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#40180669)

well, there's already this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_words_censored_by_search_engines_in_the_People's_Republic_of_China [wikipedia.org]
So, everybody should sprinkle some of these terms invisibly into technology web pages.
If this is what China is going to censor, make the censorship fail.

By the way:
  (June 4), / (Tiananmen Square massacre), / (Chinese democracy movement) / (Xinjiang independence) / (Tibetan independence)

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