March 24, 2010
Beijing has criticized U.S Internet giant Google, after it decided to withdraw its server from China and redirect users to its uncensored Hong Kong site.
In January a rift grew between the two after the firm announced it would no longer censor it’s services – later citing viral attacks on the accounts of human rights workers for the decision.
Authorities in Hong Kong say they won’t comply with the mainland in controlling the company’s web content. But investigative journalist Webster Tarpley thinks the belief that moving operations to Hong Kong will solve the problem, is naive.