back to article As China rises on the net, website numbers shrink

Even as reports put Chinese as the number two language of the Internet, behind only English, strict government control is reducing the number of Websites within China. With 457 million Internet users behind the Great Firewall, China’s online boom has matched its long economic boom; the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS …

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  1. nekomata
    Trollface

    China is the future...

    "helping concentrate the market power of major hosts, in a country famous for using market control to favour insider capital."

    corporate capitalism at its finest.

    1. David Dawson

      isn't that

      Facism?

      Merger of state and corporation.

      That would be ironic.

  2. The BigYin

    Sorry...

    ...I've asked this before, but is this a story about China or the USA? Y'know, shutting down sites (even foreign ones) on a whim and without legal recourse?

    It must be China! They're not demanding the extradition of foreign nationals for running a web site.

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