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January 05, 2006

Bill Gates better change this practice

Apparently, at the request of the Chinese Government, Microsoft MSN has removed a blog written by a Chinese dissident. The blog was hosted in the USA.

There are some reports that MSN Spaces is taking down *any* Chinese language blog with words like "Falun Gong" and "Tienanmen " in them - blogs that are hosted anywhere in the world, not just China.

So, in effect, any Chinese language blog written by a US Citizen that is at all anti-Chinese Government will likely disappear.

I do wonder about Taiwanese blogs - is MSN disappearing them, also?

Posted by Beth at January 5, 2006 06:37 AM