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[edited by: NFFC at 4:43 pm (utc) on Sep. 3, 2002]
[google.com...] - 9/3/2002 4:07:26 PM
[google.de...] - 9/3/2002 4:27:41 PM
[altavista.com...] - 9/3/2002 4:42:24 PM
[google.be...] - 9/3/2002 4:44:11 PM
[google.com...] - 9/3/2002 7:06:10 PM
[google.co.uk...] - 9/3/2002 7:14:33 PM
[google.ca...] - 9/3/2002 7:29:25 PM
[google.com...] - 9/3/2002 7:33:07 PM
... all banned.
IF China were to block Google, wouldn't it be easier by IP address?
I think, and so does the individual, that it is just DNS issues, despite all the hoopla on cnet and slashdot.
We need your help and encourage. We should let the goverment know that they can block a searching engine but they can not take away the spirit of freedom.
Almost everybody's fed by Google, but [metacrawler.com...] is probably the best of the bunch. At least, if you're looking for LESSON PLANS it is. How can I teach without Google? Huh? Chinese textbooks?!
I would guess the CACHE feature got them in some trouble. That, plus nobody's using the Chinese search engines over here.
Other sites that are (unofficially) banned are Yahoogroups, Geocities, Tripod, Angelfire, and pretty much any new domain I've tried. (Temporarily on the new domains.) Last month, About was gone for a week. AltaVista's been blocked for a long time and nobody cared, but now it's "officially blocked."
Since information becomes obsolete quickly in this game, go to [proxysite.com...] and find some "proxy servers." The Govt can't block them fast enough. (Until they block proxysite.)
why the he** could a country block internet sites (or IP address)??
Does google know about this (no doubt they do), but can they not file some international law suit to sew for loss of revenue??
Like I said forgive my ignorance, I'm just a young teenie bopper with somewhere bout 3 braincells!
[edited by: Chico_Loco at 2:04 am (utc) on Sep. 5, 2002]
I'm managing a software company in Shanghai at the moment, and lack of access to Google, particularly Google Groups is causing me, and all my staff a great deal of distress.
I honestly dont think this would be possible. The chineese government have been doing this sort of thing for a long time, not just online but with lots of different links of media. They really do pretty much control what their citizenss are allowed to know or research about. If google where to file a law suit i feel that it woudl simply be a case of, there is no law that ststes that all countries must allow access to google.