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Unformatted text preview: Google and China Baidu = 60% of Chinese market o Nationalist sentiment Google in China = 0.014% of annual revenue Publicity o o Legitimacy after digital books scandal Name recognition in China Three possibilities o China gives in and doesn’t censor Google o Looks bad for china Agreement b/w china and Google Problems like yahoo Google loses some face Higher profits for china with larger name recognition o Google leaves Stocks down 3% after announcement Sticks to principles larger revenue in long run Win for Baidu or American company like Yahoo takes up vacuum Why would Google do this? o o China = largest internet market in the world; still emerging Principled stand or economic motives? New Media and the Internet in China Liu Xiaobo ...
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2010 for the course PSCI 0413 taught by Professor Lewis during the Winter '10 term at Middlebury.
- Winter '10