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Wikipedia is now banned in China in all languages
Time ^ | Hillary Leung

Posted on 05/15/2019 6:10:18 AM PDT by cba123

China has expanded its ban on Wikipedia to block the community-edited online encyclopedia in all available languages, the BBC reports.

An earlier enforced ban barred Internet users from viewing the Chinese version, as well as the pages for sensitive search terms such as Dalai Lama and the Tiananmen massacre.

According to Open Observatory of Network Interference (OONI), an internet censorship research group, the block has been in place since late April.

(Excerpt) Read more at msn.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: censorship; china
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"Wikipedia joins a growing list of websites that cannot be accessed in China, which in recent years has tightened its grip on access to information online. Google, Facebook and LinkedIn are among the sites already banned, forcing Internet users to use virtual private networks, or VPNS, to bypass what has become known as the “Great Firewall” of China."

1 posted on 05/15/2019 6:10:18 AM PDT by cba123
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https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/wikipedia-is-now-banned-in-china-in-all-languages/ar-AABnZfy?ocid=spartanntp


2 posted on 05/15/2019 6:10:36 AM PDT by cba123 ( Toi la nguoi My. Toi bay gio o Viet Nam.)
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To: cba123

Says China: “The truth is what we say it is.”


3 posted on 05/15/2019 6:11:25 AM PDT by yldstrk (Bingo! We have awinner)
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To: cba123

China has implemented the Ministry of Truth 100%. Here it’s only 25%.


4 posted on 05/15/2019 6:13:07 AM PDT by I want the USA back (Islam, not a religion, a totalitarian political ideology aiming for world domination. -Wilders)
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To: cba123

Banner banned by bigger banners.


5 posted on 05/15/2019 6:13:15 AM PDT by rightwingcrazy (;-)
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To: cba123

Thomas Friedman’s Power Lust: Let’s Be ‘China For A Day’
https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/tim-graham/2008/11/21/thomas-friedmans-power-lust-lets-be-china-day

Obama wishes he was president of China
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/obama-wishes-he-was-president-of-china


6 posted on 05/15/2019 6:14:31 AM PDT by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: I want the USA back

LOL. Maybe 40 percent.

So much for economic mobility will eventually get rid of a communist government.


7 posted on 05/15/2019 6:20:39 AM PDT by dp0622 (The Left should know if.. Trump is kicked out of office, it is WAR)
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To: cba123

Ain’t COMMUNISM wonderful?


8 posted on 05/15/2019 6:22:48 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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All cultures are the same says the multiculturalist propagandist.


9 posted on 05/15/2019 6:23:00 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: dp0622

Well, about that: How many Republican morons pushed that bit of idiocy?


10 posted on 05/15/2019 6:26:13 AM PDT by pt17
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To: cba123

And yet, I will bet you find people at Time cheering on people being banned on social media in the states for not following their narrative.


11 posted on 05/15/2019 6:27:14 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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Trade with China should never have been allowed


12 posted on 05/15/2019 6:27:59 AM PDT by varyouga
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To: cba123
"1984" was meant as a warning, not an instruction manual.

13 posted on 05/15/2019 6:28:42 AM PDT by BitWielder1 (I'd rather have Unequal Wealth than Equal Poverty.)
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To: cba123

Um. I pointed this out a week ago on FR. I guess that they didn’t get the memo. Hey! If you want to read the news try FR.


14 posted on 05/15/2019 6:28:56 AM PDT by vannrox (The Preamble to the Bill of Rights - without it, our Bill of Rights is meaningless!)
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To: yldstrk

You’re saying Wiki is the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth?


15 posted on 05/15/2019 6:31:05 AM PDT by bgill (when you badmouth women, you are badmouthing your mama and the good women on FR)
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To: pt17

A lot lol

I kinda bought into thinking once you had money it would lead to not feeling like being bossed around anymore blah blah

Seeing your friend shot in the head puts an end to that quickly.

The only thing that overthrows communism is Christianity and/or a people that are REALLY willing to die to overthrow and/or Ronald Reagan! :)


16 posted on 05/15/2019 6:32:01 AM PDT by dp0622 (The Left should know if.. Trump is kicked out of office, it is WAR)
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To: yldstrk

“Says China: “The truth is what we say it is.”

So do the Democrats. What a coinkydink.


17 posted on 05/15/2019 6:34:05 AM PDT by tcrlaf (They told me it could never happen in America. And then it did....ew)
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To: cba123

Thank goodness the Chinese dictators are throttling their citizens. Chinese people are Asians. Asians are smart.

If it were not for their government keeping them down, they’d own us.


18 posted on 05/15/2019 6:37:31 AM PDT by CodeJockey (Trump... The exorcist of Cultural Marxism)
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To: cba123

This is how you deal with “hate” language and hurt feelings, ban everything. Facebook and Twitter execs should be applauding this move.


19 posted on 05/15/2019 6:37:52 AM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: cba123

Everyone I know here has a vpn. I still use Wikipedia in my teaching.


20 posted on 05/15/2019 6:39:57 AM PDT by Chengdu54
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