CPJ's ranking is helpful in that it makes the world pay
attention to countries that censor the Internet. I do not know much about other
countries, but I know about
Since January, my Web site, Boxun News, has lost contact with at least two reporters--their phones are disconnected and nobody is home when we've gone to check on them--and another reporter was arrested when she showed up at a protest on March 5.
Boxun also recently released a report showing that many provinces have begun to arrest and harass more Internet users by tracking IP addresses in the past few months.
Watson Meng is the founding editor of U.S.-based independent Web site Boxun News.