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Fans of online music sharing platform Soundcloud living in China were left scratching their heads over the weekend after the site appeared to have become the latest blocked by the authorities. TechInAsia was tipped off last Friday that the site was down. Although Berlin-based Soundcloud would appear to pose little threat to the …

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Ah the joys with living with the great firewall....

I'm sure Australian government will do a much better job..........

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Re: Ah the joys with living with the great firewall....

And david cam-maroon

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They should send some people to train with the NSA. That way they can allow HTTPS and still selectively block content.

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middle kingdom nonsense

... its china... whats with the silly (irrelevant) name.

I am all against the level of censorship in China but lets not forget that the UK blocks a few sites with no legal basis atall (piratebay etc), so perhaps el reg journos could be a little less arrogant.... oh wait thats not going to happen.

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Re: middle kingdom nonsense

"Middle Kingdom" is the literal translation of the Chinese name for China (Traditional characters: 中國, Simplified characters: 中国).

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