Google Breaks Through China's Great Firewall, but Only for 105 Minutes

After nine years of censorship, Chinese users were able to access Google services, even if for a brief moment, as the site and all of its domains were re-banned less than two hours later.

On the night between Sunday and Monday, between 11:30 PM and 01:15 AM, users in mainland China were able to access Google search, Gmail, YouTube, and other Google services, for the first time in nine years.

The news spread like wildfire on Chinese social networks, and many users were quick … (read more)
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