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Google Reporting on Which Countries Ask For Data About Users

Citizens have long wondered how often their governments ask online service providers for data about users, and how often governments ask providers to take down content. Today Google took a significant step on this issue, unveiling a site reporting numbers on a country-by-country basis. It’s important to understand what is and isn’t included in the […]

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Google Stops Censoring Chinese Search Engine Results

Google announced that it would cease (well, phase out) censoring the results in google.cn, the Chinese-language version of its famed search engine. It’s a pretty stunning move, both in its fact and in its execution. First, the announcement of “A new approach to China” may appear to have buried the lede. The lion’s share of […]

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