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the more things change... free speech being eradicated in china

Australian IT - Backlash over blog block (Correspondents in Beijing, JANUARY 09, 2006): MICROSOFT is under fire for blocking a prominent Chinese blogger, joining a growing list of US companies helping Beijing curtail free speech. ... US giant Google has also been accused of censoring its Chinese language search engine, while Cisco Systems and other firms have been accused of helping set up what has come to be known as the 'Great Firewall of China,' one of the world's most advanced systems of censoring information on the internet.

...with a side order of back up your blog! If you don't have direct access to the server, something like HTTrack can at least grab a copy.

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