China and the Internet: change goes both ways – Rebecca MacKinnon

Rmack Censored From RConversation blog:

Latest censorship news: Wikipedia has confirmed reports from bloggers and others that the online peer-produced encyclopedia has been blocked in China. At the same time, as Tom Friedman reports in the NYTimes Select (I won’t provide a useless pay-only link) podcasting is taking off like crazy in China. Censorship and information crackdowns on one hand, proliferation of user-generated online content in China at the same time. What gives?


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