There s been a lot of hullabaloo recently about Google s decision to censor search results in China. The neat thing is, is that you don t need to be in the People s Republic to see for yourself how it works. Why not search for tiananmen on Google China and compare it with the result from the non-China Google? (Apparently, searching for Tiananmen on Google China with a capital t leads to the expected results of tanks barreling down on students. Go figure.) So much for don t be evil.
See censorship in action using Google's image search for "Tiananmen" [Guardian Unlimited