Beijing official says Chinese have no need for blocked websites

If Beijing is successful in its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics then foreigners who attend will get uncensored Internet access, but this isn’t an issue for Chinese who “don’t like” sites like Facebook and Twitter, an official said on Wednesday.China keeps a tight rein on its Internet. The government has warned that social media, particularly foreign services, could be a destabilising force for Chinese society or even affect the country’s security.
http://in.reuters.com/article/2015/03/25/china-olympics-internet-idINKBN0ML0WB20150325
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