Chinese authorities crack down on internet use

In the run-up to the Olympic Games, Chinese authorities are cracking down on certain internet users, especially on bloggers who say anything critical about the event.Ironically, other sites have been unblocked for the first time in years.All this has led to a debate in China as to whether the Olympic Games is bringing greater openness in cyberspace or an assault on free speech.
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2008/04/29/2230082.htmABC Television’s Foreign Correspondent broadcast a story on China’s Great Firewall which is available from the ABC at www.abc.net.au/foreign/content/2008/s2225682.htm.

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