Google suspects China government for poor Gmail service in the country

By on March 22, 2011
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Search giant is blaming the Chinese government for disrupting Gmail access, which users are calling it as a part of the ‘Internet protest’ campaign.

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Google has blamed the Chinese government for the poor Gmail access users in the country have been experiencing for the past few days.

The search giant had launched an investigation and found no technical issues from their side. Rather they blamed “a government blockage carefully designed to look like the problem is with Gmail.”

Users in the country are calling the interference as part of the Internet campaign calling for protest like those ongoing in the Middle East.

Google and China has been in a tussle for quite some time now. Last year, Google had suffered cyber-attacks from China-based organizations with an intention to gain login information of Chinese rights activists. This lead to tensions between the US and China, and made Google reduce its footprint in the region. However, Bejing has always denied any sort of relation to the cyber-attacks, calling the accusations “groundless”.


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