It seems as if Google has been blocked in China at the moment. The news came from The Next Web who talked to a Googlespokesperson, who confirmed the blockade. The Chinese government has apparently blocked Google.com but also other services from Google like Gmail, Google Docs and Google Analytics.
A Google spokesperson told The Next Web “We’ve checked and there’s nothing wrong on our end.”
It seems as if this blockade is not so much against Google but more because of the current political situation in China where in Beijing currently the Party Congress chooses a new president. It seems as if this is more about preventing the Chinese people from searching for things concerning that or from using Google products to work together. (more…)