Google’s cache-cow

For those of you who don’t follow every twist and turn of the Google in China debate, this little effect may seem odd.  Google has, at the Chinese government’s request got rid of the Google Cache facility on the search page

It doesn’t seem that big, but how many times have you used the cached link in the last month?  It builds up.

Also think about it from the government’s poing of view.  Would they want internet content outside their immediate control?


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