I just can't believe a corporation with stockholders can have a social conscience.
I don't recall any other examples but there must be a few.
Circumventing the Great Firewall is simple. Google it!
The only bad thing I can imagine, besides Google loosing some money,
is if China decides to put some Google employees on trial for fabricated crimes.
I expect China will impose some fines on Google Inc. for failing to obey the arrogant PRC.
Microsoft will be kissing their commie asses and commending them for their Great Wisdom in dealing with Google.