Net Nanny Follies
Posted by Jeremy Goldkorn on Friday, May 15, 2009 at 8:15 PM
China's Net Nanny moves in mysterious ways.
Google's blogging platform Blogspot, aka Blogger.com, is blocked again.
Of other frequently blocked websites:
Wikipedia is currently available, including Chinese language pages. Many BBC web pages are available but the Chinese pages at bbc.co.uk/chinese are currently blocked. Youtube.com is still blocked.
However, the excerpts of Chinese language audio recordings and transcripts from Zhаο Zıyаng's posthumously published book on the Washington Post's website are still available.
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