Google Inc. on Monday removed content from various blogger specific domains in India after the countries leaders warned a “China type response” if the company didn’t better censor content deemed “religiously inappropriate.”
The request comes one week after Google announced plans to censor blogger platform content in certain countries through specific URL domain protocols. For example a post may be banned in India but still show up in a country where freedom of speech is available.
Speaking about the request Google representative Paroma Roy Chowdhury noted:
“(Our) review team has looked at the content and disabled this content from the local domains of (Google) search, Youtube and Blogger.” [Read more…]