Google has quietly disabled a feature that notified users of its search service in China when a keyword had been censored by the Chinese government’s internet controls, according to censorship monitoring blog GreatFire.org.
Apple has much to consider in this decision, but I think they realize that the days of needing Google for search have already come to an end. Search results have become more or less a comparable experience across different search engines, and Googles money is pocket change to Apple.
Google Starts Censoring BitTorrent, RapidShare and MoreIt’s taken a while, but Google has finally caved in to pressure from the entertainment industries including the MPAA and RIAA. The search engine now actively censors terms including BitTorrent, torrent, utorrent, RapidShare and Megaupload from its instant and autocomplete services.
A news report in Forbes says that China has blocked Google with its great firewall, now the world waits to see if Australia’s Minister for Censorship, Senator Stephen Conroy, will do the same following his outrageous attacks on Google.
Google Says Its Internet Search Partially Blocked in China
Google Inc.’s Web search service has been partially blocked in China, according to the company’s latest daily accessibility report for the country.
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I have been searching everywhere but can't seem to find an answer. When using the google now app on android is there a way to sort the search results by date like you can with a regular google search? Thanks