Comments:Chinese version of Wikinews gets blocked in China
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perhaps it is a coincedence, but just today it occured to me how very remote from integrity the heading " hamas and israel resume fighting" is. Since israel maintained an aggressive attitude through all the past (whatever) 6 months, truce, years, decades, events, negotiations, you call it, this can rightly be considered thoroughly biased reporting, wich i think sticks behind.If a chinese wants to read pro israeli propaganda, they don't need wikipedia to offer it, there is enough, it also shows how the encyclopedical pretentions of wikipedia are put to abuse. just my 2 cents.18.104.22.168 10:05, 11 January 2009 (UTC)
- That has nothing to do with why Wikinews got blocked. Chinese Wikipedia has been blocked on and off for the past forever. Blood Red Sandman (Talk) (Contribs) 12:53, 11 January 2009 (UTC)
WE HAZ /. http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=09/01/11/022211 :-) DragonFire1024 (Talk to the Dragon) 17:35, 11 January 2009 (UTC)
So what's the problem?
China is a communist nation. Granted, for American's who enjoy our numerous civil liberties, being denied access to a web site seems an atrocious catastrophe. The reason we live in America is because we appreciate the freedoms our governmental system provides. However, the Chinese government is free to run its country as they choose; and censorship is a given in a communist nation.—The preceding unsigned comment was added by 22.214.171.124 (talk • contribs)
- Censorship is a given in China. You will find it nowhere in the Communist Manifesto, it is not a tenet of communism but a sign of a totalitarian state. --Brian McNeil / talk 22:28, 16 January 2009 (UTC)
We were warned.
When the original proposal for a Chinese version was proposed there was concerns about censorship. IT's not like my country is a "virgin" to censorship either. Also the internet wil be heavily censored due to the 20th aniversery of "June 4". 126.96.36.199 20:41, 19 January 2009 (UTC)