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197532 Google in China: The Big Disconnect
When Google decided to create a Google site to cater to the Chinese market, it not only opened its doors to a new set of personality it also opened its does to legal, cultural and ethical challenges in business. Among the first hurdles encountered by Google occurred Soon after they launched their Chinese language service to China. Operating from the United States, they were immediately met with legal issues as the Chinese government blocked the site from access in China. Even though the site was soon after unblocked, a considerable amount of censorship was positioned upon the search results of the trendy search engine.To be able to operate in China legally there was a need to employ censorship despite the core values of the company. As per Govt policy adhering to the free-speech restrictions of the Chinese government was part and parcel of the primary dilemmas that face western nations when they attempt to enter into a developing country. Google was forced to ask their selves if their presence in the country was worth the negotiation. Secondly, culturally there is much that the western Google needed to adjust to, to be able to cater to the market of 100 million Chinese individuals. Google threat to quit China over censorship highlights US fears that a more powerful Beijing is tapping government and corporate computer networks to steal secrets and to prepare for potential conflicts.The Google dispute may become a telling test of how they balance loyalties to their country with their desire for unfettered expression and access to information, and this response could shape how Beijing handles the dispute. Despite censorship, China's Internet can be a potent public forum, with bloggers and amorphous online groups hectoring the government over pollution and corruption. Last year, the government abruptly abandoned a plan to force all new personal computers to come with a copy of "Green Dam" Internet-filtering software that had been derided by online critics as intrusive and ineffective. "Foreign firms in China should respect China's laws and regulations, and respect China's public customs and traditions, and assume the corresponding social responsibilities, and of course Google is no exception,"
Censorship of internet site in the China is conducted under a wide variety of laws and administrative regulations. There are no specific laws or regulations which the censorship follows. In accordance with these laws, more than sixty Internet regulations have been made by the China government, and censorship systems are vigorously implemented by provincial branches of state-owned ISPs, business companies, and organizations.
destroying the order of society. Some of the differences were : the Chinese 's preference for using cell phones rather than e-mails the over-popularity of discussion boards and piracy . spreading rumors.Together with IP blocking.Some of the said compromises necessitated removing search engine results not approved by the government usually those with notions on freedom of speech. The self-censorship is practiced by many Chinese. DNS. This move resulted in a 25 share on all search engines in China. 3. they were not successful. as this appears to be technically impractical. It makes perfect sense: just because the site was not banned. The system also selectively engages in DNS poisoning when particular sites are requested. Although China's Golden Shield Project has recently allowed an unprecedented amount of traffic to Web servers go to China. Inciting to resist or breaking the Constitution or laws or the implementation of administrative regulations. Google seems to be on the way to becoming fully assimilated with China’s culture. 2. but also bans websites based on content. the APS has a unique characteristic: it is not only forbidden sites on these methods. it's just a matter of time site bans are in place and again and again the Chinese government to police the Internet. Chinese nationals by the end of this exercise in selfcensorship and do not visit these sites anyway. The Golden Shield Project is part of what is known outside of mainland China as the Great Firewall of China. It consists of standard firewalls and proxy servers at the Internet gateways. it is still okay to watch? Because of this opportunity and go to jail as many Chinese bloggers? The idea that you are the Golden Shield Project observed. The company allowed for a compromise with the Chinese government in order to gain a footing on the world’s biggest market . Inciting hatred or discrimination among nationalities or harming the unity of the nationalities. While the sites that should be forbidden to slip through the cracks. Yahoo made the same attempt of breaking into China’s market in 1999 . URL. A blog would be banned immediately because it shows ways to access "forbidden sites". which is very much widespread in China .Form the lessons learned from Yahoo 's experience . Making falsehoods or distorting the truth.No unit or individual may use the Internet to create. The government does not appear to be systematically examining Internet content.However. ransmit the following kinds of information: 1. Cultural differences between Americans and Chinese proved to be too much of a shock for Yahoo. and packet filtering. Google opted for a different tactics : using a search engine capable of recognizing characters of Asian languages . replicate. . even if the site allows the network is a powerful force. . The system blocks content by preventing IP addresses from being routed through.
If you are a company that provides access to “sensitive” material or provides a communication platform for natives to unite on “sensitive” topics. The Internet companies most regulated are those that are perceived as possessing the potential to affect social stability. which is why the government has implemented restrictive measures such as the Great Firewall of China. If you are a company that provides access to “sensitive” material or provides a communication platform for natives to unite on “sensitive” topics. rather than connect them in a way to go against the government. Unlike most companies. instances such as the Google case demonstrate that even the most powerful of global Internet companies may be unable to make the Chinese government change its censorship policies. The Internet is perceived as a threat to social stability. companies see the Internet as a space in which the possibility exists to make some serious cash. The Chinese government’s number one priority is to maintain social order and stability. then you will continue to face pressure and restrictions from the Chinese government. then you will continue to face pressure and restrictions from the Chinese government. Potential growth in Internet Market in China Companies who wish to succeed in China’s Internet space would best stick to areas that focus on job creation and economic gain that do not overlap with broader social & societal challenges. Internet search and Social Networks (SNS) are two such areas – thus negatively impacting foreign sites like Google. Chinese Govt regulation The Internet companies most regulated are those that are perceived as possessing the potential to affect social stability. That said. Internet search and Social Networks (SNS) are two such areas – thus negatively impacting foreign sites like Google. However areas such as Internet search. Social Networks and other online communication platforms will continue to be heavily monitored. regulated and even thwarted by the Chinese government due to the potential impacts such tools have on social interaction and unification. Face book and Twitter. Answer 7. Face book and Twitter. The government actively promotes the online gaming industry and is a great proponent of e-commerce companies like Alibaba Group that connect people to do business and grow the Chinese economy. The specific case of Google raises an important broader question: where can foreign Internet companies succeed in China? With 384 million Chinese natives and that number is set to increase.Answer 5. which will do whatever it takes to make a profit or gain market .
China will look for ways to harm Google’s China operations without being noticed — discreet hints to companies not to use them and so on. PEARSON PRENTICE HALL . use Chinese standards and generally — dare I say it — follow the party line.org/wiki/ topics. of course. global companies already know that or are about to find out. References: en.com/News International Management by Helen Deresky. Google’s pledge to stop censoring search results on Google. depends on its bargaining power. Google deserves tremendous respect for acting to protect users’ privacy and security and upholding the ideals of freedom of information and exchange. Google has set a different example.internationalreporter. and I applaud them for it. Google’s departure now teaches millions of people how much is at stake. I think the Chinese government is facing enormous pressure even if it pretends that everything is fine. Does it have a technology that the Chinese badly need? Possibly. even when that means standing up to the Chinese government.share. How far Google can push China. And while withdrawing would send a message to the world that life for multinationals in China is getting tougher. For five years Google collaborated with the Chinese government to censor online information available to the Chinese public.nytimes. A society that repudiates freedom of information and speech simply cannot meet the demands of today’s global competition and development. but the Chinese may already have some of that technology. Other Western companies also complain that they are being pressed by the Chinese to transfer technology. The Chinese government has always been arrogant in dealing with protests of any kind when it comes to censorship or judicial reform. while touting the benefits of increased engagement.com/top/news/international www.But it is important to remember that Google did not make this pledge because of the Chinese regime’s position on Internet freedom.wikipedia. It has shown that it values decency and integrity. What the Chinese government doing is suicidal.If past practice is a guide.cn is a good example of a company placing corporate responsibility above potential economic harm.
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