Wikipedia Unbound

At least for now. China Digital Times has the details and links.

The Discussion: 6 Comments

There will be a profile of Wang Hui the New Lefty in the Oct 15 New York Times Magazine.

October 12, 2006 @ 8:43 pm | Comment

Thanks, Fergus, I’ll look for that one.

October 13, 2006 @ 1:55 am | Comment

Which could mean China’s ultra-nationalists have better access to vent their anger by graffiti-ing on those wikipedia entries interest them.

wikipedia assumes a normal distribution and people with rationale. It won’t work in China.

October 13, 2006 @ 9:07 pm | Comment

bellevue, various articles like the Tiananmen one are still blocked, so they can’t do much about that.

October 14, 2006 @ 4:26 am | Comment

Raj, apparently the site (English) is off the black-out list or DNS-poinsoning pill, but keyword such as Tiananmen will still trigger another list to send a reset to both ends of the connection. Thanks to many Silicon Valley visionaries, China is now equipted with the most sophisticated censorship in the world.

October 14, 2006 @ 4:14 pm | Comment

Oh I forgot the Tiananmen wiki entry. I think it’s also locked – the last time I checked on it – to avoid vandalism. Believe me, a determinded nationalist can do whatever to defeat GFW, so locking is the only way. However, for, the lock is often at the wrong hand.

October 14, 2006 @ 4:20 pm | Comment

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