Netizen Voices: Iran’s LAN, China’s Wall

Iran has announced a three-phase project to build a national intranet. As part of this, some big Chinese websites will also be blocked in Iran. Netizens are naturally taken with the irony and drawing parallels between this project and the Great Firewall of China. Sina Weibo has blocked “intranet” from search results.

Below are comments collected from Weibo:

XuXiaoping: Some countries are busy opening up, while others are busy shutting up.

徐小平: 有的国家忙着开放,有的国家忙着封闭。

WangLifen: Some are both open and closed.

王利芬:有的一边开放一边封闭。

shootthesun: Iran should dig a super big hole and move the whole country into it. They can dispatch Cerberus and the Revolutionary Guard to watch the entrance, use fifty centers to wash everyone’s brains out and kill off the rebels with butcher knives. That way they can really defeat the American imperialist conspiracy of peaceful evolution.

射日邪弓:伊朗应该挖个超级大地洞,然后举国迁进去,派三头犬和革命卫队守住洞口,用五毛愚民洗脑,用屠刀杀戮反叛,应该就能挫败美帝和平演变的阴谋。

sails&clouds: Our leaders should study this. The Internet is full of disharmony. If we build an intranet, we can save all that money we’re spending on the Great Firewall.

千帆逐云:建议我们的领导学习之,国际互联网充满了不和谐,搞成内联网连GFW的钱都省了。

gravePlatform: We can totally lend “Kung Fu Net Master” Fang to them. It’s best they don’t return him…

古墓月台:完全可以把咱的“功夫网之父”方校长借给他们,最好不用还了。。。

lizeWatermonster: I strongly support this. I’m copying @CCPPropagandaDept @MinofIndandIT @SARFT so they can learn…

麗澤水怪:强烈支持,抄送@中宣部 @工信部 @广电总局 等部委学习…

yanxiang_pterosaur: Weak, Baidu took care of this great enterprise long ago.

严祥_飞龙切:弱爆了,百度早已完成这一伟业。

LazyMansiPad: So we aren’t the luckiest ones after all! Do you think we can overtake Iran and North Korea?

懒人支架iPad:原来我们还不是最幸福的!你说我们有可能赶超伊朗和北朝鲜吗?

YellowChina: The student has outdone his master.

黄天宇:小弟真是青出于蓝而胜于蓝啊

Via CDT Chinese.

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