Dump Google?

Robert Holtzman holtzm at cox.net
Sat Sep 11 22:39:45 UTC 2010


On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 12:23:51PM -0700, Brian Vaughan wrote:
> On 09/11/2010 12:06 PM, Robert Holtzman wrote:
> > Google's archiving all searches isn't the only reason to dump it. If you
> > are willing to use a search engine that censors web sites at China's
> > whim go right ahead. Google puts their profit ahead of their stated
> > support of the free flow of information. Only the lazy or those who are
> > uninformed or lack principals use Google....and yes, I do use another
> > search engine.
> 
> That's a gross oversimplification of the PRC vs. Google issue. Take a
> look at www.google.cn, and notice the redirect to www.google.com.hk,
> just for starters. Try doing a few searches on political subjects, and
> see what happens.

Looks like you're right except that I read some time ago that the PRC
made them stop allowing the redirect.

-- 
Bob Holtzman
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"If you think you're getting free lunch,
 check the price of the beer"
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