It's official. Google has stopped censoring Chinese search results. We discuss what the move means for the company, the country, and the Internet.
The Big Question is a joint production from ZDNet and TechRepublic that I co-host with ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan.
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Stories discussed in this episode:
- ZDNet Special Report: Google, China showdown
- Dashboard: Google services availability in mainland China (Google)
- An update for our customers on Google Apps and China (The Official Google Blog)
- Has Google been hacked? Corporate site sends users to China (Techmeme)
- China to Google: Censor or 'pay the consequences' (ZDNet)
- Assessing Google's showdown with China (ZDNet)
- Google co-founder Sergey Brin urges US to act over China web censorship (The Guardian)
Jason Hiner has nothing to disclose. He doesn't hold investments in the technology companies he covers.
Jason Hiner is Global Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and Global Long Form Editor of ZDNet. He writes about how technology is changing the way we live and work in the 21st century. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.