31 October 2006

CN - China: We don't censor the Internet. Really

(ZDNet News)
by Declan McCullagh. While many countries block off some Web sites, China has long drawn heightened scrutiny because of the breadth and sophistication of its Internet censorship. Which is why it came as a surprise when a Chinese government official claimed at a United Nations summit here that no Net censorship existed at all. The only problem: Few cases of Net censorship are as carefully and publicly documented as the Great Firewall of China. see also Firms defend dealings with China.