With the Games completed, it’s back to Internet censorship as usual. Remember the issue about Web sites being blocked inside the
Not for long, according to one CPJ source.
I got a message this morning from an editor in
“Hi Bob, you’ll be pleased to know that all those websites are blocked again. sigh…. such a short taste of freedom!”
I wonder if they went down at 12:01 Monday morning or immediately after the final ceremony Sunday night.
A related point: Several journalists stationed full-time in China who have spoken to us have asked that their names not be used. That’s partially because they aren’t authorized by their organizations to speak publicly, and partially because they’re concerned, reasonably it seems to me, that there will be some sort of retribution somewhere down the line. This Web site, www.cpj.org, after all, is still banned in
(Reporting from Hong Kong)