More on Fellow Behind Markel Study

Wired News has a piece on Chinese ’s loss of total information , thanks to the internet. The interesting thing is it quotes the fellow who worked with Markel on the recent study (first blogged here). Guo Liang, deputy director of the Center for Social at the , a government-supported think tank in , is a government-funded academic from within China, and he says: “I won’t say China is democratic, but you no longer can control information.” Also: “I still receive once a week some message from Falun Gong,” Guo said. “It has but is like a . How can you filter that? No way.” And: “You cannot control Internet. That is my basic theory.”

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