Is China hijacking web traffic from Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo?

It looks like China is hijacking web traffic from Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo!. This morning, TechCrunch reported that at least one China-based visitor to Google Blog Search was redirected to Baidu, a search engine born and bred in the Far East, and the Silicon Valley uber-blog soon tossed up a second post that said much […]

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It looks like China is hijacking web traffic from Google, Microsoft, and Yahoo!.

This morning, TechCrunch reported that at least one China-based visitor to Google Blog Search was redirected to Baidu, a search engine born and bred in the Far East, and the Silicon Valley uber-blog soon tossed up a second post that said much the same thing was happening with Microsoft and Yahoo! domains.

Similar reports have popped up in the past. In 2002, Reuters suggested that one of the country's largest ISPs, China Telecom, was rerouting Google traffic under pressure from government authorities.

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