Issue Date: Mar 15, 2011
China’s most famous blogger, author of best-sellers and race car driver, Han Han, took a jab at his government last April after he was named one of the 100 most influential people by Time magazine. In his blog twocold he wrote, “Other Chinese nominees include sensitive word, sensitive word and sensitive word.” His post, referring to China’s web censors’ habit of blocking even commonplace names from web searches and blog sites, struck a chord with his readers. Within days, more than 20,000 commented on his post, most echoing Han’s exasperation with the Chinese censorship of the Internet.
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