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The microblog of the brains behind China's infamous net filtering systems has been taken offline following a wave of criticism from net users. Fang Binxing, president of the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, was integral in the development of the "Great Firewall of China", which as well as blocking access to …

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Hubris

Maybe he doesn't know as much about the internet as he thought he did.

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Sydney Morning Herald?

I think you mean the South China Morning Post.

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Coat

So you can censor...

... but you can't make your victims like it.

Clearly, further research and therefore funding is positively necessary!

Er? Oh, the robe and the funny square hat.

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Surprise!

You cause people no end of grief and then give them a forum in which to lay into you, what did the dopey git expect?!

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Troll

as with any flame war...

.... you would be surprised by the fact that the whole war is actually fueled by very few individuals who post tons of posts. A 100 pages flame war can actually means 20 active users! (plus few posts, here and there, from other people).

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Oh the...

... IRONY!!!

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Irony is...

when your own name becomes a censored phrase.

"Disemvoweling is too good for him!"

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Such impolite behavior!

I guess he never considered that helping design the system which would restrict they freedom of expression of the yoof they might comment on him in such a manner.

These young people.

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Doubting it was organized in advance

If the posts were organized there would have been millions and millions of posts.

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