Google announced it will stop filtering its China search engine — or shut the site. And already, once-suppressed results are showing up on (see screenshot; top is current, bottom from June). That's the good news. The bad news?

Google says it hasn't actually done anything yet. A spokesperson told the Daily Telegraph's Shanghai correspondent the company has not changed its filtering since announcing its forthcoming changes. That, presumably, is why you can still see a disclaimer about censored search results in black at the bottom left of both screenshots above.

And that's presumably why a search for "tiananmen" still looks like this on

...and like this on (with the language set to Chinese):

It's always nice to imagine a censorship free, of course. It might even happen, some day. But don't hold your breath.