Forbes interviews Michael Anti about the ongoing crackdown on Web 2.0 tools such as Facebook and Twitter:
Forbes: Facebook and Twitter have been blocked here in China since the unrest this year in Xinjiang, and some Chinese Twitter clones are blocked as well. Why is this the case, and do you see the controls loosening up in the near future?
Anti: Web 2.0 Web sites like Facebook and Twitter can offer the public firsthand information, even faster than a government news agency like
October 8, 2009 4:49 PM