China renews Google's internet licence

Thursday 8 September 2011 | 03:11 CET | News
The Chinese government has renewed Google's Internet Content Provider licence. Last year, Google scaled back its operations in China following a dispute with authorities over its concerns about censorship and hacking. Google said it would stop filtering content as required by Chinese regulations and redirected users to a domain in Hong Kong. The licence that is used by Google is actually owned by its Chinese partner and has been renewed for another year, the Wall Street Journal writes citing Wang Lijian, director of the news office of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Google
Countries: China
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