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China blocks access to The New York Times

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

Saturday, December 20, 2008
14 years ago1,964 views

"Authorities have begun blocking access from mainland China to the Web site of The New York Times even while lifting some of the restrictions they had imposed on the Web sites of other media outlets."

Free summary (above) at
http://www.nytimes.com/glogin?URI=http://www.nytimes.com/2008/12/20/world/asia/20china.html&OQ=_rQ3D1Q26refQ3Dmedia&OP=74fefc0aQ2Foyg_o0AqPKAAQ2BQ5DoQ5D22Q3BoaQ5DoQ5D2oyAKB0oQ3CPQ7DQ3CoQ5D2quQ7DQ20Q3CmuQ2BbB

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

A larger coverage via AP at
http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5goTlHz28jUIOSMcwiJD9mX6GVZyQD956H5N02

"....
Computer users who logged on in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou received a message that the site was not available when they tried to connect on Friday morning, the paper said. Some users were cut of as early as Thursday evening, it said.

The Web site remained inaccessible from Beijing Saturday.
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Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

If new readers are not aware:
http://blogoscoped.com/censored/

Juha-Matti Laurio [PersonRank 10]

14 years ago #

And 'Google Censorship FAQ' entry
http://blogoscoped.com/archive/2007-03-02-n19.html

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