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Is Google’s China threat really a business maneuver?

Reports broke earlier in the week that Google might exit the Chinese market.

Yesterday, Google turned the matter into a political drama with its official
explanation. In a post entitled “A new approach to Chinaon the Official Google Blog, Google’s Chief Legal Officer David
Drummond details why his company is
considering leaving: it stumbled onto and was the victim of a “highly
sophisticated and targeted attack
” that resulted in the theft of
intellectual property.