Google receives license to operate in China

Posted on Wednesday, February 22 2006 @ 23:33 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Xinhua reports Google's website has been licensed for operation:
The license was acquired through a deal with the Chinese website Reports on Tuesday revealed that Google had not obtained the Internet Content Provider (ICP) licence needed to operate in China. was launched by Google during this year's Chinese Spring Festival period.

The President of Google's China company Kai-fu Lee told the press that using another company's ICP license is a common practice taken by many international companies shortly after entering China.

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