Thank you for deciding, in your imperial wisdom, what is good for a fifth (http://ow.ly/1pzeG) of the world’s internet population! Although I am curious about the reason why you decided to pull out of China, could it be the inability to gain a notable market share? (http://ow.ly/1pzfh) Obviously it can’t be the pretence of opposing censoring, since you don’t have any problems with that in other markets (e.g. Germany: http://ow.ly/1pzfP, the USA: http://ow.ly/1pzgg, the UK: http://ow.ly/1pzgH)
I suspect the move of your service from China to Hong Kong (which has more relaxed laws on politically sensitive content) is a move to provoke China in blocking Google altogether, after which you can gracefully retreat out of China.
Is this really the way to “facilitate access to information for the entire world” (http://ow.ly/1pzh6) But we already knew that too was only a farce, since you have been blocking entire countries from using your services for a long time (e.g. Google Code, and even Google Chrome: http://ow.ly/1pzhs) But of course that is because all Cuban are terrorists, right?
Dear Google, I do hope you will swallow your pride, and realize that your American, imperialistic ideas aren’t necessarily the best for the entire world. I hope that you will return to provide your service in China, abiding the local laws, which apart from some political quirks, aren’t that unfair.
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