physics - 11:30 pm on Jan 12, 2010 (gmt 0) http://googleblog.blogspot.com/ [googleblog.blogspot.com] Wow. [edited by: tedster at 1:05 am (utc) on Jan. 13, 2010]
The hack was reportedly highly sophisticated and targeted at Chinese human rights activists.
These attacks and the surveillance they have uncovered ... have led us to conclude that we should review the feasibility of our business operations in China. We have decided we are no longer willing to continue censoring our results on Google.cn ... We recognize that this may well mean having to shut down Google.cn, and potentially our offices in China.
My question is: Did Google not know what they were getting into when they got involved with the Chinese government in the first place?
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