Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Complete Control


No freedom of speech, media and propaganda….This is the intended LAW OF CHINA. Currently, there is no law to restrict speech, media and propaganda but officials do have informal power of control. The government fears that since so many Chinese have access to the Internet, newspapers, magazine and television stations that they need to censor what is being viewed by public. Authorities are trying to eliminate topics that they consider harmful to social and political parties. Reporters have a list of forbidden topics that are taboo to report which also includes recent events. In the event when these rules are ignored, there’s a financial burden that follows as a penalty for speaking your mind. In this draft law, every media outlet reporting on “sudden events” must be authorized from government officials or they will be fined. To read more, click on “

2 Comments:

At 7:21 AM, Blogger Baconboy said...

I believe that China runs their entire network over a huge Intranet so that they are capable to filtering out everything that they want and that includes a ban on google.

China's Search Engine Ban

 
At 8:53 AM, Blogger soukphpb said...

yup, there has been a huge debate that google is going against their whole mission statement by filtering their information in China.

 

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