Wednesday, 28 April 2004

China targets blogs in latest censorship of Internet

BEIJING: China is targeting blogs -- diary-style personal pages for Internet users -- in its latest attempt to censor the increasing popularity of the Internet in the country, according to a rights group.

Two sites hosting blogs for thousands of people -- who express their views about news, themselves or anything they want -- have been shut down by the government, the Paris-based media rights group Reporters Without Borders said.

One of the blogs, "," hosted more than 15,000 blogs that have now been made inaccessible, the group said in a statement.

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Internet censorship of blogs??.. the most deplorable form of censorship. no less.

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