Mar 23 2011
Think the Google vs. China gmail debate made the top 10 list in China? Nope, according to Baidu’s weekly focus, the aftermath of the “Salt Panic” was on everyone’s mind. This was due to the mistaken belief that the iodine content in salt could help with the effects of radiation poisoning. Prior to that, Chinese citizens had been searching online to purchase salt. Chinese hackers monitor popular web searches and left a slew of malicious web pages to help balance the supply and demand ratio.