China Censoring Microblogs


The Chinese government is ramping up its web censorship by blocking microblogging sites where “Egypt” appears in searches. The Communist Party is afraid that knowledge of the protests in Egypt could spark similar sentiments against their regime. Chinese authorities have previously censored information regarding protests in the former Soviet Union and Iran. Read the full article at

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