Sunday, July 11, 2010

China renews Google's license

Washington Times
July 9, 2010

China has renewed Google's license, ending months of speculation that the Internet-search giant would be shut out of the world's biggest market of online users.

"We are very pleased that the government has renewed our ... license and we look forward to continuing to provide web search and local products to our users in China," Google said in a brief statement on its official blog Friday.

The standoff with the Chinese government centered on Google's refusal to censor search results on its Chinese site