Google’s China license problem remains unresolved

[IDG] After five days of waiting, Google is still in the dark about whether the company’s operating license in China will be renewed.As of Monday morning, Beijing time, the search engine giant had yet to hear back from the Chinese government regarding the license, said Jessica Powell, a Google spokeswoman. Added ICP License Number on Monday by Rebecca MacKinnon landing page has added an ICP license number dated 2010 Beijing News is reporting (in Chinese) that one of their reporters noticed on Monday that the landing page has added an ICP license number dated 2010. The license number had not been there before. The reporter then confirmed with Wang Jinhong, director of public relations for Google China, that the license number had been newly added. Three other links to “Music,” “Translate,” and “Shopping” were also added. The report did not clarify whether the addition of the ICP license means that the Chinese authorities have renewed’s ICP license after Google announced on June 28th that it has changed the way in which users are re-directed from to

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