Google Bans Military Space Site for China

Kelly writes “The company whose motto is, “Do No Evil,” seems to be doing it. They have banned an Australian military space news site, delisting it from their search index, to make happy the Chinese commie government, which doesn’t like the articles the site publishes at The really interesting question in wake of this is: does it signals a trend – will Google delist other news and other types of sites at a government’s behest? For longer-term and out-of-the-box strategic business thinkers, perhaps this will later morph into Google’s offering to delist sites for a fee. Where will it stop? Here’s a statement about Google’s action from Spacewar