China Beat Archive

 

Title

Google Bus

Authors

Date of this Version

4-1-2010

Document Type

Article

Citation

April 1, 2010 in The China Beat http://www.thechinabeat.org/

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Copyright April 1, 2010. Used by permission.

Abstract

Amid uncertainty regarding Google’s future in China, on March 10, 2010, a line 319 bus near the East Gate of Beijing University is wrapped in an advertisement for the company. The URL on the back of the bus still works, though it’s now being routed through Hong Kong.

—Photo by Sara Kile

Sara Kile is a PhD candidate in premodern Chinese literature at Columbia University. She is currently in Nanjing conducting research for her dissertation, “Experimenting in the Limelight: Cultural Entrepreneurship in Early Qing China.”

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