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

Ianf [PersonRank 10]

Tuesday, February 2, 2010
13 years ago2,393 views
"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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