BBC News: How good is Tibet’s Beijing-backed search engine?
From the BBC, an article from late June but I’m spending the weekend catching up on my e-mail (HA!) How good is Tibet’s Beijing-backed search engine? “This week saw the launch of the very first search engine in the Tibetan language. Yongzim, backed by the Chinese authorities, claims to be better at handling complex searches involving several words in the language than any alternative. But a spokesman for the government in exile, the Central Tibetan Administration, told the BBC it could also be used as a ‘platform to promote propaganda to legitimise the illegal occupation of Tibet’.”