Saturday, September 25, 2004
Google's China News Strategy Explained
John Battelle gets the last word on the Google News China story. As he explains, Google does not filter sites for Google News China, except for eight sites they did not include, because the Chinese government would block them anyway. Google thinks it would hurt the search experience if sites were listed that people couldn't access, but in that case, why not drop all subscription based sites in the U.S.?