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Non-governmental organisation the Internet Society has decided to wade into the murky waters of Chinese online censorship by calling on firms to increase scrutiny of the content on their sites, as the fall out from recent coup rumours continues. In a fairly transparent piece of government propaganda, state-run news agency Xinhua …

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Self Censorship

While I doubt that XXXXX XX XXX XXXXXXXXX XXXXXX XXX XXXXXXX, I think that XXXX XXXXXX XX XXXXXXXXX XXXXX.

Don't you agree?

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Re: Self Censorship

I agree, however XXXXX XX XXXX XXXXXX XXXXXXX.

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Anonymous Coward

:/

In a fairly transparent piece of government propaganda, state-run news agency BBC, ITV and Murdoch Outlets all reported that the UK government has called on web companies to self-censor more rigorously in a bid to prevent the spread of harmful rumours, protect against terrorism and child pronography.

C'mon guys every government does it, it's not even news worthy.

Attack them when it matters else it's just crying wolf.

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Re: :/

If you read the article properly, your analogy is not correct. It's like the BBC (etc) reporting that Nominet (or whoever is more appropriate) has called for web companies in the UK to self-censor.

"...every government does it, it's not even news worthy."

So, government decisions and 'guidlines' that affect many companies and lots of people should not be reported?

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Holmes

In other news...

...Sun rumored to rise in East tomorrow morning....

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Internet Society Of China

Can I just emphasize that Internet Society of China (ISC) is not affiliated with the global Internet Society (ISOC).

The article is misleading in this respect.

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Big Brother

All this reminds me of something...

Bo Xilai now unperson all refs doubleplusungood correct immediately upsub antefiling.

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Pigs might fly...

... and China might have 'non-governmental organisations'.

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