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Some blocked websites now accessible in China

(AP) -- Some websites, including ones with pornography, that were previously blocked by China's Internet censors were accessible inside the country Friday, though reasons for the change were unclear.

Jun 04, 2010
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Dalai Lama to tweet with Chinese web users

The Dalai Lama, Tibet's exiled spiritual leader, will hold his first online chat with Chinese web users via Twitter on Friday, despite efforts by Beijing to silence him on the mainland.

May 21, 2010
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Thailand censors more websites as protests persist

(AP) -- George Orwell's "1984" had its Big Brother, and Thailand has Ranongrak Suwanchawee. The country's information minister stares down from billboards along Bangkok's expressways, warning that "Bad websites ...

May 08, 2010
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China wants telecom companies to inform on clients

(AP) -- China is poised to strengthen a law to require telecommunications and Internet companies to inform on customers who discuss state secrets, potentially forcing businesses to collaborate with the country's ...

Apr 27, 2010
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US author says China media can't cover Google book

(AP) -- The author of a new book about Google will not promote it in China next month because he says the government is restricting the Chinese media's writings about the company since it moved its search engine off the ...

Apr 08, 2010
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Google service disruption bodes ill for Chinese

(AP) -- Disruptions suffered by Google Inc.'s Chinese search service show how vulnerable it remains to the country's Internet police - a threat industry executives said is likely to drive users and advertisers in the mainland ...

Mar 31, 2010
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Journalists in China say Yahoo accounts hacked

(AP) -- Yahoo e-mail accounts belonging to foreign journalists appeared to have been hacked and Google's Chinese search engine was intermittently blocked because of an internal change Tuesday, the latest troubles in China's ...

Mar 30, 2010
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