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Thursday, June 2, 2016

China And The Great Firewall

China’s Great Firewall Is Harming Innovation, Scholars Say

President Xi Jinping wants China to transform into the world’s leading science and technology power. But scholars say online censorship is stifling such innovation

Hannah Beech | June 2, 2016

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Many people are stymied by the Great Firewall, the filigree of censorship and website obstruction that confines China’s online space. There are factory owners trying desperately to retrieve foreign orders via Gmail. There are students who are blocked from accessing foreign university websites. And there’s anyone who hankers after YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and the thousands of other overseas websites that are banned in China, including
Now, another influential group is raising its voice in frustration: Chinese scholars.

Results of using the GreatFirewallOrg tool on the website you are reading right now: Bibliobytes is probably not accesible from within China. Source:

<more at; related articles and links: (Scholars call for relaxation of cyber rules for academic websites. June 2, 2016) and (Test any website and see real-time if it's censored in China!)>

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