Google Disables Online Translation Service In Mainland China

Google Disabled Its Online Translation Service In Mainland China Owing To “Low Usage” And Redirected People To The Hong Kong Domain Which Isn’T Accessible For Users From Within The Country

Several Users Reported On Reddit And Other Social Media Platforms That Google China Translate Service Became Inaccessible Hampering Their Work

A Google Spokesperson Told Techcrunch That The Company Has Discontinued Google Translate In Mainland China “Due To Low Usage”

“Yes. Google Is Shutting Down Translate Cn. It Will Redirect To The Hk Site Permanently” One Affected User Posted

Earlier Google Had Terminated Its Controversial China Search Engine Project Named Dragonfly

The Controversial Chinese Search Engine Raised Privacy Censorship And Human Rights Concerns

Google’S Offices In The Us Uk Canada India Mexico Chile Argentina Sweden Switzerland And Denmark Witnessed Protests By Human Rights Groups Over Its Plan To Re-Enter China Through “Project Dragonfly”

Google Had Launched A Search Engine In China In 2006 But Pulled The Service Out Of The Country In 2010 Citing Chinese Government Efforts To Limit Free Speech And Block Websites