The Guardian: Google in China...
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Google syndication deals mean China censorship will continue

source: Guardian website
author: Tania Branigan

Google's operations and long-term prospects in China were shrouded in confusion , as it emerged that it is still censoring search services for its partners because of contractual obligations.

The world's leading search engine hoped to resolve two months of uncertainty with Monday's announcement that it had closed its mainland search service and shifted its Chinese-language facility to Hong Kong.

The territory has different laws under the "one country, two systems" formula adopted after the 1997 handover and that allows Google to display results without removing sensitive material, as promised.

But the company has over a dozen syndication deals with internet and telecommunication firms on the mainland. Those sites would break the law if they offered uncensored searches. more...