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Banned words on Blogcn

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Words Nanny doesn't want you to use

A Chinese blogger called Made in June (六月制造) has discovered the list of words banned from Blogcn.com, China's second largest blog hosting company. The 'bad words' include the usual suspects — references to a certain day in June 1989, names of Chinese political leaders and dissidents, the Far Loon Goons, and 'Jiang Yanyong' the name of the doctor who blew the SARS whistle in 2003 and subsequently wrote letters calling for a reappraisal of the events of 1989. Unlike similar black lists previously discovered, there seems to be no problem with swear words and words relating to sex.


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