The Internet - The first Worldwide Tool of Unification ("The End of History")

" ... Now I give you something that few think about: What do you think the Internet is all about, historically? Citizens of all the countries on Earth can talk to one another without electronic borders. The young people of those nations can all see each other, talk to each other, and express opinions. No matter what the country does to suppress it, they're doing it anyway. They are putting together a network of consciousness, of oneness, a multicultural consciousness. It's here to stay. It's part of the new energy. The young people know it and are leading the way.... "

" ... I gave you a prophecy more than 10 years ago. I told you there would come a day when everyone could talk to everyone and, therefore, there could be no conspiracy. For conspiracy depends on separation and secrecy - something hiding in the dark that only a few know about. Seen the news lately? What is happening? Could it be that there is a new paradigm happening that seems to go against history?... " Read More …. "The End of History"- Nov 20, 2010 (Kryon channelled by Lee Carroll)

"Recalibration of Free Choice"– Mar 3, 2012 (Kryon Channelling by Lee Carroll) - (Subjects: (Old) Souls, Midpoint on 21-12-2012, Shift of Human Consciousness, Black & White vs. Color, 1 - Spirituality (Religions) shifting, Loose a Pope “soon”, 2 - Humans will change react to drama, 3 - Civilizations/Population on Earth, 4 - Alternate energy sources (Geothermal, Tidal (Paddle wheels), Wind), 5 – Financials Institutes/concepts will change (Integrity – Ethical) , 6 - News/Media/TV to change, 7 – Big Pharmaceutical company will collapse “soon”, (Keep people sick), (Integrity – Ethical) 8 – Wars will be over on Earth, Global Unity, … etc.) - (Text version)

“…5 - Integrity That May Surprise…

Have you seen innovation and invention in the past decade that required thinking out of the box of an old reality? Indeed, you have. I can't tell you what's coming, because you haven't thought of it yet! But the potentials of it are looming large. Let me give you an example, Let us say that 20 years ago, you predicted that there would be something called the Internet on a device you don't really have yet using technology that you can't imagine. You will have full libraries, buildings filled with books, in your hand - a worldwide encyclopedia of everything knowable, with the ability to look it up instantly! Not only that, but that look-up service isn't going to cost a penny! You can call friends and see them on a video screen, and it won't cost a penny! No matter how long you use this service and to what depth you use it, the service itself will be free.

Now, anyone listening to you back then would perhaps have said, "Even if we can believe the technological part, which we think is impossible, everything costs something. There has to be a charge for it! Otherwise, how would they stay in business?" The answer is this: With new invention comes new paradigms of business. You don't know what you don't know, so don't decide in advance what you think is coming based on an old energy world. ..."
(Subjects: Who/What is Kryon ?, Egypt Uprising, Iran/Persia Uprising, Peace in Middle East without Israel actively involved, Muhammad, "Conceptual" Youth Revolution, "Conceptual" Managed Business, Internet, Social Media, News Media, Google, Bankers, Global Unity,..... etc.)

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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Google still doing business in China

Radio Netherlands Worldwide, by Sigrid Deters and Perro de Jong, 23 March 2010 - 5:25pm

Google's decision to stop censoring search results on the Chinese mainland by moving its search service to Hong Kong will probably not have a major impact on the ability of Chinese users to gain access to uncensored information. According to preliminary results of a study conducted by the Chinese service of Radio Netherlands Worldwide there is, as yet, no reason for panic.

With nearly 400 million internet users, China has the world's largest search engine market. Google gained around 20 percent of the market after it reached an agreement with the Chinese authorities to employ self-censorship when it came to 'sensitive' topics. This figure is far behind that of China's largest search engine, Baidu, but still a respectable number.

Many people visit the Chinese website of Radio Netherlands Worldwide every month thanks to the Google search engine. Most of them arrive at the site after entering search words such as 'gay' or 'human rights'. Bo Xiao of RNW’s Chinese service says that when Google announced it would not cooperate with China’s desired censorship his first thought was “ people will no longer be able to find us."


So far, the opposite appears to be the case. Mr Bo exclaims in surprise: "The number of visitors via Google has actually risen enormously!" And instead of search terms such as 'gay', the politically much more sensitive term 'Tibet' has a high score. Apparently people are testing whether Google is still functioning. Which seems to be the case.

Although Google has shut down its self-censored Chinese search engine, Chinese users are now being redirected via its unrestricted site in the former British colony of Hong Kong, where other laws apply. Most Chinese visitors were directed to Radio Netherlands Worldwide via the Hong Kong search engine.

The 'Great Firewall'

The difference is that filtered out searches which the Chinese authorities deemed undesirable. However, this is not the case with other Google search engines. Anyone who conducts an internet search on a site in China is confronted with the government's filtering system 'The Great Firewall', which unrelentingly censors certain search terms.

In effect, everything remains as before. The only question is whether the Chinese authorities will allow the relatively subtle form of censorship that still exists or shut down access to Google altogether, as happened earlier with popular social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

Björn van Veen works for Tribal China, which supports Dutch and other Western internet sites in China. He does not think it will go that far. "They have no interest in thwarting Google since the company still has a research department in China, which earns the government money."

Also, one of the reasons why the authorities have blocked access to social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook is that they allow users to form communities and share information, user to user. As the information isn't all neatly located in one central place, it's hard for a firewall to intercept 'undesirable' content. Search engines such as Google, on the other hand, are relatively static. That makes them easy to control - by firewall, for example.

Internet giant

Bo Xiao of Radio Netherlands Worldwide warns that if the conflict between China and Google escalates and the internet giant's search engines are blocked, then the consequences will be serious.

Google may not control a large part of the Chinese market, but those who prefer Google to Baido are - according to a survey conducted by the Chinese organisation CNNIC - well-educated, or are people such as scientists with many international contacts. These very active internet users would be the people hardest hit.

Which is why a Chinese biologist issued a warning in the United States newspaper Washington Post that: without Google, there is "only darkness".|

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