BEIJING (Reuters) - China will not try to limit use of Google’s Android mobile phone platform in the Chinese market, its information technology regulator said on Wednesday.
China would not limit any platform as long as it complied with Chinese law, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology spokesman Zhu Hongren said, responding to a question on whether the Android application would be affected by a dispute between China and Google.
The world’s top search engine said earlier this month it may shut its Chinese-language google.cn website and offices in China after a cyber-attack originating from China that also targeted other firms.
Google has said it wants to talk to the Chinese government; however, Beijing remains silent so far whether it had met with the technology giant.
Reporting by Michael Wei and Lucy Hornby; Editing by Jacqueline Wong