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Hopes that the Chinese government was about to relax its strict internet censorship regime in Shanghai appear to have been dashed after state-run media ran stories denying previous reports. An “exclusive” from Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post on Tuesday, referencing anonymous government sources, claimed that the Great …

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"There will be a strict crack down on any pornography, gambling, drugs or smuggling in the zone, it added, re-emphasising the point that the FTZ will not be allowed to function in a bubble, removed from the rest of China.".

Since they have also removed the Social Media websites and I can only presume that some of the news is filtered as well, what is actually left has no real value. Unless of course access to online forums discussing the merits of the communist regime are interesting to you...or online shopping.....

It's not really the internet when it's not open. Imagine reading a book where some of the words were missing...

PS : Brits please pay heed, it's a sign of what's coming to the island.

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The proper place to discuss sensitive issues like politics, religion or Justin Bieber is Youtube.

However I sent a link to a self-arranged, self-performed folk song, non-pornographic, to a Chinese colleague leaving our company. She could not access Youtube. The only success was to translate into Chinese in Google translator. What a waste of time, and a diverse&cultural loss.

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Well, it's difficult to portray people as the enemy if they are mates.

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