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Winner of Google-China feud is - India

Author: Peter Lee, Asia Times, Published on: 28 January 2010

Google enjoys an overwhelming market share for its search engine, media and networking business in India…Google censors its search engine results in India to conform to Indian laws...and cooperates with Indian police to identify political malcontents for arrest in response…Google's emergence as a champion of Internet openness is…ironic. Its data-collection capabilities extend from cookies to click-logging, which involves the recording of a user's search terms for two years…It accumulates gigantic amounts of data concerning its users - including information from the over 75 billion Google searches… Google chief executive officer Eric Schmidt [said] "If you have something that you don't want anyone to know, maybe you shouldn't be doing it in the first place." [also refers to Baidu, Cisco Systems, Microsoft]

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Related companies: Baidu Cisco Systems Google (part of Alphabet) Microsoft