Foreigners and self-censored blogging in China: where is the line in the sand?

Imagethief is blog that describes itself as the 'Confessions of an American Spin Doctor in Beijing'.

A commenter on Imagthief asked the blogger these questions:

Do you think much about where the "line in the sand" is for you personally? Just how far can you take criticism of China in your Blog before you potentially attract unwanted attention? While I doubt you would be subject to arrest, being a Caucasian American citizen and thus capable of evoking American political and media attention if such were to happen, you could theoretically be "invited" to leave the country and not return. Do you already impose limits on your rhetoric and subject matter as you write?

Imagethief's response, titled Sanitized For My Protection: Imagethief's Self-Censorship Policy Explained, is well worth a read.

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