· March, 2009

Stories about China from March, 2009

China: Youtube confirms blocked. For what reason?

Update: Youtube unblocked in March 27 with country preference setting. While Chinese foreign ministry spokesman refused to confirm Youtube had been blocked and stressed that China is not afraid of...

China: Grass Mud Horse Disappeared in Google and Yahoo Search

Two days ago, a notice was distributed among online forum managers asking them not to continue the Grass Mud Horse Hyperbole by active moderation of posts. The latest report from...

China: Mourning for Intellectual Websites

This week, two more influential websites have been forced to close, one is Pauwang(泡網), one is Wei-cheng Za-Wan(圍城雜文). Pauwang is among one of the longest history BBS in China and...

China: Youtube On and Off

Update: Shizhao from Twitter just reported that youtube is now back to normal (Beijing time March 6: 10:40am). Youtube has been reported blocked in China for two days (March 4-5)....

China: Unlicensed websites expelled and blocked

Recently, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issued a notice concerning a special action on website licensing and demanded all Internet Service Providers (ISP) to close down websites...

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