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Google may pull out of China

Updated: 2010-01-13 14:48
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Google may shut down its business operations in China and close the search engine it started four years ago, David Drummond, Google’s chief legal officer, wrote in a statement.

The statement also said Google plans to hold discussions with the Chinese government in the next few weeks to determine if it can operate Google.cn search engine within Chinese law.

Google may pull out of China


In this Nov. 28, 2008 file photo, a man rides a pedicab decorated with a Google advertisement on a sidewalk in Beijing. [Photo/CFP]