Hong Kong and China: Days Without Internet and the World is Not Flat – Oiwan Lam

From Global Voices Online:

Because of the earthquake in southern sea of Taiwan on 26 of December, 2006, two major internet cables in the Pacific Ocean have been broken. Hong Kong is a major affected areas and many bloggers and internet users are forced to live through a few days without internet at year end.

However, the issue at stake is much more than not able to go online, there are more reflections from bloggers concerning our modern life and internet business and governance.

Mo's notebook points out the reason why Hong Kong had suffered more than many other areas (including mainland China) is related with the of telecommunication business. [Full Text]


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