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Born on the fourth of June*

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What China's online censorship systems blockTHE April 6th edition of The Economist contains a special report on China and the internet. It contains lots of...
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Iran Filters Khamenei's Fatwa On Antifiltering

Iran Filters Khamenei's Fatwa On Antifiltering | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
The filtering of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's ruling on Internet filtering means his followers must use antifiltering software to read his view on the illegality of antifiltering software.
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The governments censoring the web

The governments censoring the web | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
BBC Monitoring's Duncan Stanworth explains why certain countries are routinely filtering what its citizens see on the internet and what web-users can do to get around censorship.
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The China hubbub over 'American French Fry Brother' – Global Public Square - CNN.com Blogs

You might think Chinese social networks would be all a-Twitter (yes, pun intended) with mentions of the Bo and Chen scandals, but the censors continue to make heroic efforts to tamp that talk down.
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CMU study analyzes what China deletes

Iodized salt isn't typically considered a dangerous chemical compound, but to Chinese social media censors hoping to squash rumors that the substance could prevent radiation poisoning following last year's nuclear disaster in Japan, the term became downright unspeakable.
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