There is a censored version of Bing in China. Microsoft must have been providing user data to Chinese governmant for many years.

@nebula_moe @bram
That's not an excuse, we all have known what MS really is at heart for some times. That kind or compromise is a lot more recent for G, but the tendency is accelerating. Frankly, that's quite frightening given the power that they have amassed on the net...

@bram In fact, it's already quite hard to use the Internet in China without giving your ID.

For example, trying to use a WIFI connexion when your phone doesn't work in China is most of the time a nightmare.

The main change seems to be that Google decided to accept what he had refused to do before.

Yep, if you want WiFi in Beijing airport you need to show your passport.
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