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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1355 How good is Tibet's Beijing-backed search engine?
A Tibetan search engine, backed by the Chinese authorities, has been launched.

Yongzim 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 viewed it as a "platform to promote propaganda to legitimise the illegal occupation of Tibet."

Tibet is governed as an autonomous region of China. Beijing claims a centuries-old sovereignty over the Himalayan region, yet the allegiances of many Tibetans lie with the exiled spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, seen by China as a separatist threat.

Exile groups and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) around the world accuse Beijing of suppressing the region's culture and tradition with the Tibetan language being a big part of it.
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#1358 Opera brings its free VPN service to Android
#1357 New collision attacks against 3DES, Blowfish allow for cookie decryption
#1356 Wildfire ransomware code cracked: Victims can now unlock encrypted files for free
#1355 How good is Tibet's Beijing-backed search engine?
#1354 2015–16 annual DDoS threat landscape report
#1353 Juniper confirms leaked NSA exploits affect its firewalls
#1352 Has your internet provider been compromised? Malicious insiders are helping cybercriminals hack telecoms firms
#1351 Android Nougat winners and losers: Will your phone get an upgrade to Google's latest OS?
#1350 Timing of browser-based security alerts could be better
#1349 GozNym banking trojan targeting German banks
#1348 NSA-linked Cisco exploit poses bigger threat than previously thought
#1347 Wildfire, the ransomware threat that takes Holland and Belgium hostage
#1346 Massive data leak hits French submarine company
#1345 University hit 21 times in one year by ransomware
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