Aug 26 2009

China internet: Anarchic playground

Published by at 5:18 am under Censorship,China internet

Bingo, the Telegraph sums up the Chinese internet in the title of this article “China’s internet: the wild, wild East

When it’s fun, the Chinese Net seems like a wonderfully anarchic playground; when it turns nasty, it’s a nightmare from Lord of the Flies.

In many ways, the Internet simply reflects the diversity of Chinese society offline: you can find everything from Internet groups dedicated to social and environmental causes to prostitutes who exclusively use the QQ instant messaging platform to solicit clients.

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  1. Sanamion 29 Aug 2009 at 11:25 pm

    The internet is new in China and will become ever more popular even well after it dies in the USA