Posted by Sara Zucker on January 29, 2010 03:10 PM
China, a country known for counterfeiting, has graduated to imitating the Internet.
When Google threatened and then left China after tensions rose over censorship and hacking issues, the still-Communist nation took matters into its own hands with Goojje.com. YouTube, the Google-owned video site also blocked in China, was recreated as YouTubecn.com.
Google, known for taking a passive stance, had little to say about its unofficial brand extension. "The only comment I can give you right now is just to confirm that we’re not affiliated," responded Jessica Powell, a spokeswoman for the site.Continue reading...