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WSJ: "Battling the Information Barbarians" [in China]

Ianf [PersonRank 10]

Tuesday, February 2, 2010
13 years ago2,294 views

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"A message of support for Google left outside the company's Beijing office on Jan. 14."

The Wall Street Journal publishes what can only be called "deep-backgrounder" on Google's place in Chinese history by the eminent Anglo-Dutch cultural journalist Ian Buruma.

"Battling the Information Barbarians: China often views the ideas of foreigners, from missionaries in the 17th century to 21st-century Internet entrepreneurs, as subversive imports. The tumultuous history behind the clash with Google."
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http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704878904575031263063242900.html?mod=WSJEUROPE_hps_sections_lifestyle

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