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Bouquets of flowers lie on the Google lo

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Bouquets of flowers lie on the Google logo outside the company's China head office in Beijing on March 23, 2010 after the US web giant said it would no longer filter results and was redirecting mainland Chinese users to an uncensored site in Hong Kong -- effectively closing down the mainland site. Google's decision to effectively shut down its Chinese-language search engine is likely to stunt the development of the Internet in China and isolate local web users, analysts say. AFP PHOTO/LI XIN (Photo credit should read li xin/AFP/Getty Images)
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Bouquets of flowers lie on the Google logo outside the company's China head office in Beijing on March 23, 2010 after the US web giant said it would no longer filter results and was redirecting mainland Chinese users to an uncensored site in Hong Kong -- effectively closing down the mainland site. Google's decision to effectively shut down its Chinese-language search engine is likely to stunt the development of the Internet in China and isolate local web users, analysts say. AFP PHOTO/LI XIN (Photo credit should read li xin/AFP/Getty Images)
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