Wednesday night (June 24) and for several hours it was impossible to connect to google.com from China, google.cn and some Google services like GMail.
Already last week, the Chinese regime had ordered Google to "suspend research on the foreign network" on google.cn. The official reason for this order was that Google did not clash effectively pornography. Also for the black out this week the official reasons seem to be related to accusations of poor contrast of pornography turned to Google.
According to Xiao Qiang, founder of China Digital Times, "This is a warning to Google and other foreign companies, and is also a strong warning to Chinese netizens. The government shows its determination to keep internet under control. "
Google through its spokesman said it had received reports of users (relative to black out) and is investigating (the causes of back out).