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If You Can Read This….

June 2, 2009

BlockedInChina

….then you are not in China. Or else, you are, and are pretty clever. The government has just banned WordPress, Blogger, YouTube, Twitter, Hotmail, and Bing. That should stop any descent that might (just maybe) arise on the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre on June 4th.

Unfortunately, I’m sure the list will just keep growing. But at least we can be sure the geeks are figuring out workarounds – it’s a way of life over there.

Illustration: Guy Billout fo WIRED

Illustration: Guy Billout for WIRED

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  1. Mave permalink
    November 6, 2009 5:59 AM

    I came this year to live in Shanghai. It was like a prison – no youtube, no facebook, no twitter until I discovered Skydur.com. Simple, easy to use and very fast proxy. I can watch Youtube again and stay in touch with freinds on Facebook ! Check it out here http://www.Skydur.com. It’s just $16.99 (for 3 months of service).

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