After spending two weeks in China last fall I do not profess to be an authority. However, I did pick up enough to feel I could respond knowledgably to a reporter from IBD who called me about Internet censorship, the Net Nanny and the state of blogging in China. Here’s the story by Doug Tsuruoka published yesterday: In China, Good Blogs And Bad Blogs.
“Weil says curbs on blogs and other media will stay for the foreseeable future. “What Chinese call the Net Nanny or GFW (Great Fire Wall of China) isn’t likely to disappear anytime soon,” Weil said. “What is certain is that censorship will continue to be unpredictable.”
– Investor’s Business Daily (March 7, 2008)