1. Advertising
    y u no do it?

    Advertising (learn more)

    Advertise virtually anything here, with CPM banner ads, CPM email ads and CPC contextual links. You can target relevant areas of the site and show ads based on geographical location of the user if you wish.

    Starts at just $1 per CPM or $0.10 per CPC.

Google Blocks Services in Some Countries

Discussion in 'Google' started by laxmikanth, Oct 14, 2008.

  1. #1
    Google is reportedly blocking use of it's Chrome browser (among other applications like Google Talk and Gmail Notifier) in some countries with which the United States has economic sanctions and export controls with. "We are unable to permit the download of Google Chrome in Cuba, Syria, North Korea, Iran, and Sudan," says a Google Spokesperson.
    Read More
     
    laxmikanth, Oct 14, 2008 IP
  2. AfiBiz

    AfiBiz Peon

    Messages:
    140
    Likes Received:
    0
    Best Answers:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    #2
    Wow that's weird..
     
    AfiBiz, Oct 14, 2008 IP
  3. abook

    abook Peon

    Messages:
    434
    Likes Received:
    1
    Best Answers:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    #3
    why google block services, i would like to know the reasons
     
    abook, Oct 15, 2008 IP
  4. IEmailer.com

    IEmailer.com Well-Known Member

    Messages:
    1,864
    Likes Received:
    27
    Best Answers:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    110
    #4
    Some how it's a ridicules decision made by Google, they are an international company.. so why would they block their services for specific countries based on political issues!!
    However Paypal used to do the same, and even blocking you from accessing your account if you are browsing from those countries.. after all a proxy server based in the US will solve the problem ;)
     
    IEmailer.com, Oct 15, 2008 IP
  5. Freewebspace

    Freewebspace Notable Member

    Messages:
    6,215
    Likes Received:
    370
    Best Answers:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    225
    #5

    They should know that ban won't do any good

    as there are proxies around the world to get around the ban.. simply a gimmick..by Google.
     
    Freewebspace, Oct 15, 2008 IP
    cchetanonline likes this.
  6. vjlenin

    vjlenin Active Member

    Messages:
    458
    Likes Received:
    7
    Best Answers:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    80
    #6
    Weird indeed.
     
    vjlenin, Oct 15, 2008 IP
  7. angilina

    angilina Notable Member

    Messages:
    7,825
    Likes Received:
    186
    Best Answers:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    260
    #7
    Yeah I saw some where that google no longer allow things in few countries few days ago. People in these countries will be affected as they are a kind of cut off from internet giant google.
     
    angilina, Oct 15, 2008 IP
  8. Seojeff

    Seojeff Banned

    Messages:
    218
    Likes Received:
    1
    Best Answers:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    #8
    then they should not call it world wide web anymore, that's really weird do.
    will need to look for another search engine!
     
    Seojeff, Oct 15, 2008 IP
  9. Mortgage Application

    Mortgage Application Peon

    Messages:
    38
    Likes Received:
    0
    Best Answers:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    #9
    Unless they are selling something I don't why they would do that... From what I know, those Google products you mentioned are free..
     
    Mortgage Application, Oct 15, 2008 IP
  10. SoulfulDude

    SoulfulDude Peon

    Messages:
    205
    Likes Received:
    4
    Best Answers:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    #10
    Its the US law FFS! Yeah there are ways people in those countries can get around it but id doesn't mean Google should just go ahead and break the law. It's not their fault, no matter how stupid it is.
     
    SoulfulDude, Oct 15, 2008 IP
  11. WishBone

    WishBone Peon

    Messages:
    2,569
    Likes Received:
    15
    Best Answers:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
  12. cchetanonline

    cchetanonline Banned

    Messages:
    2,143
    Likes Received:
    244
    Best Answers:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    #12
    Seems US govn given directions to Google.
     
    cchetanonline, Oct 15, 2008 IP
  13. dmi

    dmi Active Member

    Messages:
    2,707
    Likes Received:
    51
    Best Answers:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    90
    #13
    Wtf? Weird decision!
     
    dmi, Oct 15, 2008 IP
  14. laxmikanth

    laxmikanth Peon

    Messages:
    63
    Likes Received:
    1
    Best Answers:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
  15. SEO_WatchDog

    SEO_WatchDog Banned Premium Member

    Messages:
    1,148
    Likes Received:
    15
    Best Answers:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    115
    #15
    Google is going into politics )
     
    SEO_WatchDog, Oct 16, 2008 IP
  16. Banglamart

    Banglamart Active Member

    Messages:
    162
    Likes Received:
    3
    Best Answers:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    73
    #16
    I am not sure if Google really does this, but if they do block those countries, this will encourage Cyber terrorism Globally. The simple response is that, any war to established peace opens new era of diversified crime.

    We never expect this kind of section on the WEB especially from Google. Very unfortunate. Oh my god…..

    Regards
    Nazrul
    Eicra Soft Ltd.
     
    Banglamart, Oct 16, 2008 IP
  17. dmitrybb

    dmitrybb Peon

    Messages:
    15
    Likes Received:
    0
    Best Answers:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    #17
    weird indeed, US gov dictate to google what to do =0 , looks like that
    p.s. forgive my english =)
     
    dmitrybb, Oct 16, 2008 IP
  18. Ueland

    Ueland Peon

    Messages:
    66
    Likes Received:
    2
    Best Answers:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    #18
    Well Google is a US-based company so it is not exactly to much of a surprise. Last time i checked they where bound by US laws. ;)
     
    Ueland, Oct 16, 2008 IP
  19. tinimini

    tinimini Peon

    Messages:
    553
    Likes Received:
    5
    Best Answers:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    0
    #19
    this is weird, i wonder why they wanna block it to these specific countries, doesnt make any sense.
    But yeah they have to follow US rules if there are any. but certainly that would cost them some loss,
    as their project goes bigger.
     
    tinimini, Oct 16, 2008 IP
  20. atiq

    atiq Active Member

    Messages:
    148
    Likes Received:
    1
    Best Answers:
    0
    Trophy Points:
    55
    #20
    Its is bullying. Google has joined this bullying campaign started by US against countries that do not surrender.
     
    atiq, Oct 16, 2008 IP