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Posted by Joel Martinsen on Wednesday, October 12, 2005 at 2:52 PM
Blocked for three years, Google's Blogspot hosting service is now accessible to mainland users. And Google Cache is operational again as well.
Filtering still seems to be taking place on a keyword level (cached copies of certain documents will load only partway before cutting off). And from comments around the net, it appears that these sites are still being blocked by certain ISPs. In Beijing, Blogspot and Google Cache are accessible through Beijing Netcom; Beijing Telecom probably not. Elsewhere is anybody's guess.
IT luminary Keso writes:
Since this news is currently circulating among the a-level bloggers, we feel that publishing it here on Danwei is unlikely to jinx it. Don't blame us if you still can't reach the cache.
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