China cracks Google security: Google defies Chinese censors

    Date15 Jan 2010
    CategoryPrivacy
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    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    A recent policy conflict between Google and the Chinese government is stirring up a lot of dust and creating a lot of confusion. Google recently announced A new approach to China in the Official Google Blog. The 12 January 2010 announcement makes allegations of security cracking by agents of the Chinese government in an attempt to gain access to dissidents Second, we have evidence to suggest that a primary goal of the attackers was accessing the Gmail accounts of Chinese human rights activists.

    The announcement also makes it clear that Google

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