Google stops redirecting visitors to Hong Kong site

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Google Inc. said late Monday that it will stop automatically redirecting visitors from in China site to one in Hong Kong, a practice it started in March to defuse its censorship fight with Beijing.

The company said Chinese officials threatened not to renew their license to operate an Internet site in their country if they continued to redirect traffic to the unfiltered site in Hong Kong where censorship restrictions are more relaxed.

Full story: Google shifts tactics after Beijing complains – Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal