Monday, August 27, 2007

No you may not have my civil rights - I'm still using them!

Go read this article from BBC News; "Chinese blogs face restrictions. China wants more control over blogs. The Chinese government has announced plans to police web forums, chat rooms and blogs alongside other websites." Then thank your lucky stars you live in a country that believes in freedom of speech!

2 comments:

Magatha said...

Oh, don't I know it! I wonder a lot of things about China. I wonder how long they'll be able to keep their citizens oppressed while exposing them to so much of what the west has, what they make for us. I wonder how they will use all that money they are making and who is pocketing what. I wonder how much Microsoft is 'helping' them with their firewall. I wonder if they'll ever use force over our debt with them. I wonder if they are as careless with their nuclear arsenal as they are with the cat food, toothpaste and toys. I wonder a lot about China. But I'm paranoid like that. ;-)

Libby said...

Seriously, China freaks me out. I mean no disrespect against the Chinese people in general or the Chinese culture which certainly has beautiful and fascinating elements. But the Chinese government??? Seriously freaks me out. Their human rights record is ATROCIOUS...but we're having the olympics there??? Huh.