The World from Berlin What Are Google's Real Motives in China?

Google this week has announced that it will no longer censor results returned by its Chinese search engine. The company even said it is willing to turn its back on the country if it has to. Many are applauding the move, but some German commentators wonder if there is an ulterior motive.
Supporters of Google's announcement that it would cease censoring its Chinese search engine placed flowers at the company's China headquarters in Beijing on Wednesday.

Supporters of Google's announcement that it would cease censoring its Chinese search engine placed flowers at the company's China headquarters in Beijing on Wednesday.

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