China Limits Info on Egypt Available on Internet. Deletes Search Term “Egypt”

Posted on January 29, 2011

The Chinese government long interested in control of the internet in country has limited information from that source about  the uprising in Egypt.  It has removed “Egypt” as a search term in at a website similar to Twitter and has made information about the turmoil unsearchable. [CBS News]

In published articles, only scant bits of information about the uprising have been allowed.  It does not need to feed the democratic aspiration of its people made evident in Tiananmen Square in 1989.

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