Visitors seeking the Chinese-language version of Google's search engine hosted in China are being redirected to a Hong Kong site, and censorship warnings have been removed ahead of Google's expected announcement regarding its future in China.
Now "99.9 percent" certain that it will close its Chinese search engine amid conflict over censorship, Google has detailed plans to do so, according to a Financial Times source.
Google will keep some employees in China but will shut down its Google.cn site and offer uncensored Chinese-language search from Hong Kong in resolving its dispute with the Chinese government.
Following attacks on Gmail accounts of human rights activists, Google says it will no longer censor search results in China and might shut down Google.cn.
The Democratic presidential hopeful shows up at the Googleplex to offer some unsolicited advice about how to deal with the censored search results on google.cn.