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The “Great Firewall of China” is a nickname for the censorship and surveillance project operated by the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) division of the government of China. Those who circumvent the wall to access information are said to “[[scale the wall]].” For more information, see here ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_Shield_Project English]) and here ([http://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-cn/%E9%98%B2%E7%81%AB%E9%95%BF%E5%9F%8E Chinese]).   
 
The “Great Firewall of China” is a nickname for the censorship and surveillance project operated by the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) division of the government of China. Those who circumvent the wall to access information are said to “[[scale the wall]].” For more information, see here ([http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_Shield_Project English]) and here ([http://zh.wikipedia.org/zh-cn/%E9%98%B2%E7%81%AB%E9%95%BF%E5%9F%8E Chinese]).   
  
[[Fang "always wet"|Fang Binxing]] is credited with being the father of the GFW.
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[[Fang "always wet"|Fang Binxing]] is credited as the father of the Great Firewall.
  
 
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GFW: Great Firewall of China

The “Great Firewall of China” is a nickname for the censorship and surveillance project operated by the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) division of the government of China. Those who circumvent the wall to access information are said to “scale the wall.” For more information, see here (English) and here (Chinese).

Fang Binxing is credited as the father of the Great Firewall.

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