China renews Google's web operating license

By Jos
Jul 9, 2010
  1. Following a contentious spat with authorities over censorship laws in China, which had many wondering whether the Internet giant would be forced to abandon this market, Google today announced that the Chinese government has renewed its license to operate in the country. The renewal had been in doubt after the company began redirecting Chinese users to its unfiltered search site in Hong Kong. However, with the license set to expire a last minute compromise seems to have done the trick: Google simply offered a link on to the Hong Kong site.

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