After brief Olympic thaw, China steps up Web censorship - International Herald Tribune


By Play the Game

The Chinese government has quietly resumed blocking access to Internet sites that were unrestricted during the Olympics in August, Internet experts said Tuesday.

Liu Jianchao, a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry, said at his semiweekly news conference Tuesday in Beijing that the government had a right to censor Web sites that violated the country's laws.


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