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Tuesday, May 29, 2007

How good are the censors in China?

From China, CNET News.com reporter Michael Kanellos searches the Internet for "Tiananmen," and sees just how editors can alter history in the Digital Age.

And this is what happens when he searches for Falun Gong. Now China decides that the internet is good (Foreign Policy). Surpirsed? China will say lots of things people like to hear ahead of the Games.

CNET: Published: May 29, 2007, 11:17 AM PDT ...The only search term that's completely nuclear on any site is unambiguous Falun Gong. Type that in and the computer goes dead. You don't even get links--the server times out right after you hit enter. (more)

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