China confirmed earlier today that it will renew Google’s license in the country for another year, after a month-long stand-off between the two. Google had publicly claimed on Friday that an agreement had been reached.
In January 2010, Google ceased omitting search results deemed by the Chinese government as subversive or pornographic, after complying for the past 4 years. The decision was made after allegations of Chinese hackers attacking Google’s server to obtain information about anti-government activists. ISPs . . . [more]