Google is back in business in China

Chinese authorities have renewed the license of Google services for the local market after the U.S. company has committed to respect the rules of the largest Internet market in the world, according to the number of users.

Google began in June to stop automatic redirection of users of the site for China,, to the one of Hong Kong, uncensored, in a bid to ensure the license renewal service for the Chinese market.

The operator of the most used search engine in the world announced in early May that it wants to comply with Chinese government regulations regarding the censorship of Internet content sites.

Beijing has threatened that it will not update Google’s license because it does not approve company’s attempts to avoid regulations regarding content filtering.

China had over 384 million Internet users at the end of 2009, more than the entire U.S. population, according to Chinese government data.

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