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Congress may pass legislation that would fine companies that don't uphold basic human rights. If Google opts to stay in China, it could face serious fines and other penalties from its own government. And those fines would be in addition to the added regulatory scrutiny the company faces every time it proposes a merger or acquisition, given its dominant place in the search market.

Our Lora Bentley has compiled this list of the pros and cons of Google's ultimate decision in its conflict with the Chinese government over censorship and suspected attacks against Google's own interests. Stakes are high as the search giant decides its future in the world's biggest market.

Related Topics : LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, Electronic Surveillance

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