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Old 11th October 2007, 07:02 AM
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Re: opinion: Why you should buy chinese .COM instead of .CN

I thought that with Iraq, such naive concept is already a thing of the past?

Your .cn is at danger when it is worth money - it hasn't reached this point yet btw. The more successful, .cn is, the more risky.



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Originally Posted by mdw
blog post from Susan Crawford:

This report from Reporters Without Borders / Chinese Human Rights Defenders (http://www.rsf.org/IMG/pdf/Voyage_au...censure_GB.pdf) may be incomplete - and there’s no information from 2007 in it - but it’s worth reading. The report says:

China is the only country in the world to have tens of thousands of cyber-censors and cyber-police. . . Although their activities are a well-kept state secret, this report reveals their impressive ability to purge the Internet of news and information that embarrass[es] the government.

Unlicensed news sites, and licensed news sites publishing independently-gathered information, aren’t allowed.

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