Response to Google/China, 5 months late

In light of recent revelations, it’s amusing to look back at contemporary responses to Google’s decision to accede to China’s censorship in order to gain a toehold in the largest emerging digital marketplace in the world. At the time I intended to post a link to Neal Stephenson’s “The Kingdom of Mao Bell” as a rejoinder to Calacanis’ post linked above, but never got around to it. So there it is.

(Oh, and if you have the time, check Stephenson’s “Mother Earth, Mother Board”, which is excellent)

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