Thursday, April 26, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
AMD Zen CPU Architect Joins Intel
Under-display Fingerprint Sensor for Smartphones is the New Trend
EU to Regulate Tech Giants' Online Business Practices, Move to Tackle Online Disinformation
Chinese Smartphone Shipments Decline by 21 Percent in Q1 2018
Strong Switch Sales Boost Nintendo's Profit
LG Electronics Operating Profit up in Q1 on Sales of Home Appliances and TVs
Chips Power Samsung's Record first-quarter Profit Despite Decline in OLED Sales
AMD's Revenue increased 40 Percent year-over-year
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Search ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, October 19, 2007
Search Engines 'Hijacked' in China


US Internet search engines in China were being hijacked and directed to Chinese-owned Baidu, analysts said Wednesday.

Analysts at Search Engine Roundtable, a website focusing on Internet search, said Chinese users trying to search on Google, Yahoo and Microsoft websites were being directed to the Chinese search engine.

Google confirmed the blocking of its Chinese search engine and Microsoft said it was looking into the matter.

"It seems like China is fed up with the US, so as a way to fight back, they redirected virtually all search traffic from Google, Yahoo and Microsoft to Baidu, the Chinese based search engine," analysts Danny Sullivan and Barry Schwartz wrote at Search Engine Roundtable.

The authors said it was not clear exactly how or why the searches were being redirected, but China is known for tightly controlling the Internet and using a variety of filters to screen out search results for issues relating to dissidents or the 72-year-old Tibetan spiritual leader.

On the Webpronews website, Doug Caverly wrote: "In all likelihood, Baidu, by itself, isn't powerful enough to pull off this switch. Onlookers suspect the Chinese government."

TechCrunch analyst Duncan Riley also cited the "hijacking" and added, "the redirects are more widespread than we first thought" and that the Google-owned video site YouTube also was being blocked.

Digital Market Blog said it was able to confirm the hijacking as well.


Previous
Next
Sigma Processor is Adopted by Samsung's New Third Generation Blu-ray Player        All News        Media Companies in Copyright Pact
New Firefox 2.0.0.8 Available For Download     General Computing News      Media Companies in Copyright Pact

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Updated GMail Brings Security and Intelligent Features
Google Parent Alphabet Reports Strong Ad Sales and Costs
Google Chat Launches to compete with Apple's iMessage
LG SmartThinQ Home Appliances Get Amazon Alexa Connectivity
Google's Funding Choices For Publishers Expand in More Countries
Oath Scans Your Yahoo and AOL Mail for Targeted Advertising
Google Says Publishers are Responsible for Getting Users' Consent to Comply With New EU Privacy Law
Google to Develop Its Own Blockchain-Related Technology
Google Focuses on News Publishers With New Initiative
Google Introduces Google Play Instant
Google to Make Money From Each Product Purchase
Google to Ban Ads on Cryptocurrencies

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .