Reuters became the latest foreign news publication to be blocked in mainland China on Friday, when the newswire’s English and Chinese-language websites became completely inaccessible to readers behind the country’s Great Firewall. 204 more words
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In case anyone still has doubts about how bat guano crazy the government of mainland China is, this new song–a paean to Internet censorship–was introduced on Chinese TV for the… 320 more words
Is this a good song about the glory of online censorship? Or is this the greatest song ever about the glory of online censorship?
The ode, written by Wang Pingjiu, is a rousing choral tribute to the Chinese system of online surveillance and censorship known as the Great Firewall — and the government department behind it. 242 more words
Many negative reports have been coming out of China lately. A litany of scandals involving greed, fakery, adulterated food, callous drivers sideswiping pedestrians, and so on, have appeared in the Western media. 3,347 more words