Detail map of Mountain View, California, United States,Xicheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China,Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong

A: Mountain View, California, United States, B: Xicheng Qu, Beijing Shi, China, C: Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong

Google Pulls its Search Engine Out of Mainland China


Google announced in its blog on March 22, 2010 that it stopped censoring search services on, and moved its Chinese search business from to

"Users visiting are now being redirected to, where we are offering uncensored search in simplified Chinese, specifically designed for users in mainland China and delivered via our servers in Hong Kong. Users in Hong Kong will continue to receive their existing uncensored, traditional Chinese service, also from Due to the increased load on our Hong Kong servers and the complicated nature of these changes, users may see some slowdown in service or find some products temporarily inaccessible as we switch everything over" (, accessed 03-22-2010)

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