Beijing Loves the Web Until the Web Talks Back

06net.583 From the New York Times: “……as the number of people online in China has quintupled over the last four years, the government has shown itself to be committed to two concrete, and sometimes competing, goals: strategically deploying the Internet to economic advantage, while clamping down – with surveillance, filters and prison sentences – on undesirable content and use.

Both trends, experts say, are likely to continue. ”

December 5, 2004 11:05 PM
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