Big news today for free speech on the internet!
Google has announced that they will no longer censor search results on google.cn. Here’s Google’s official announcement on their blog, and a NY Times story covering it. While Google is not the most popular search engine in China, it certainly is the leader among American providers. We’ll have wait to see in detail what their new approach is, but it’s good news when companies stand up to China and say they won’t cooperate with the Great Firewall.