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Censorship slows you down

The China Herald is a blog run by Dutch journalist Fons Tuinstra. It's a regularly updated resource about news in China and the business of news and media, from Tuinstra's self-described 'quirky perspective'.

A weekend post on China Herald speculates about Internet slow-downs in China. Tuinstra's theory is that the various filters of the Great Celestial Nanny might be the cause.

Sounds likely. Thanks Nanny.

The China Herald post is here.

Tuinstra also has a post about the State Security service pulling a double agent scam on China in the 1970s and '80s, by setting up a cell of fake Maoists, organized underneath the Marxist-Leninist Partij Nederland (MLPN). You can read it here.

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