The great firewall of China – Richard Taylor

 Media Images 41188000 Jpg  41188956 Wall Bbc 203 From BBC NEWS:

In the space of about a decade, China’s tech has raced ahead to catch up with some of the most advanced countries in the West. But there are still stark differences, finds Richard Taylor.

With a rapidly expanding online population, it is tempting to see China as hurtling full speed towards digital nirvana, but all is not quite what it seems.

Somewhere along the way the idea that the Chinese should be allowed to inform and be informed appears to have been lost.

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