As predicted, Google has stopped censoring its search, news and images sites in China, following its recent spat with the Chinese government over hack attacks on its services. Visitors to its search engine are being redirected to its Hong Kong site, where they can find uncensored search results in simplified Chinese. The company admits that the Chinese government could block access to this site at any time. “In terms of Google’s wider business operations, we intend to continue R&D work in China and also to maintain a sales presence there,” blogs Google’s David Drummond. What this means for Google’s Chinese music streaming and download service is unclear – at the time of writing, it’s still up and running. Source: Google Blog Google Music

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