Sites and services blocked in China include Facebook, Snapchap, Google, YouTube, Yahoo, Wikipedia, various news outlets and leading porn sites such as Pornhub. However, it did end up continuing its operations in China. They asked not to be identified discussing private plans.
Google is reportedly looking to re-enter the Chinese market after a number of media reports suggested it is developing a version of its search engine that will blacklist content deemed unacceptable by Chinese authorities. "They collect much more data and Google can be requested to handover these data to the government".
To some at Google, the company appears to have dramatically changed its thinking on at least some moral issues.
Rubio was referring to Google's recent declaration that it would never build artificial-intelligence tools for weapons or programs that could cause harm.
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Others commentators on Twitter have been similarly troubled by the news.
Based on fears that it could be eventually approved, the stock of Baidu, the company that filled Google's search engine void when it left China in 2010, plunged 7.7 percent, according to TechNode. Like, plans to re-launch a China-optimised version of Google Play. "I'm committed to engaging more in China", he said. Don't be evil. The corporate profits aren't worth it. Google has been making a series of strategic investments into Chinese businesses as a way to indirectly gain access to one of the world's largest markets, but now may be taking a more direct approach. "Not being in China is a huge strategic miscalculation".
According to The Intercept's Ryan Gallagher, who first reported on the tech giant's plans on Wednesday, "The project-code-named Dragonfly-has been underway since spring of past year, and accelerated following a December 2017 meeting between Google's CEO Sundar Pichai and a top Chinese government official".
The Intercept reports Google's new app could launch within six to nine months, though The Wall Street Journal and New York Times reported separately, citing anonymous sources, that the product is only being tested and may never be deployed.
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"It is also preparing a mobile app for Internet search in China that will comply with local censorship laws, an effort first reported by The Intercept", the report added. A Google representative told Business Insider, "We don't comment on speculation about future plans".
Google was battling Baidu (BIDU) for market share. There are now no plans to offer Google search on the desktop in China, but if the Android app gets approved it seems like an inevitable next step. Both were demonstrated to the Chinese government.
However, the Chinese human rights community said Google acquiescing to China's censorship would be a "dark day for internet freedom". Unlike many online publications, we don't have a paywall or run banner advertising, because we want to keep our journalism open, without influence or the need to chase traffic. It gained momentum after a meeting between Sundar Pichai, and top Chinese government officials took place in December 2017.
Google and other United States internet giants such as Facebook have made attempts to enter the lucrative Chinese market where the Great Firewall blocks access to their apps, website and services. That means Google can't point people to potentially "sensitive" terms or photographs banned by the government. The Intercept reported that such terms would be censored in the planned app. In some cases, the user will only get a blank page.
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Another source who spoke to AFP said: "There's a lot of angst internally". Given the size of the market, it's perhaps not surprising.