We mentioned earlier that Wikipedia is now accessible from the mainland without the aid of a proxy server. Yes! But not so fast. China’s Internet censorship machine must have finally figured out a way to block out only "sensitive" articles while allowing others to work, since, as the New York Times’ Noam Cohen tells us in this article,
Days after word first spread on the Internet
about the change in access, Wikipedia contributors and administrators in China, Taiwan and Hong Kong said they were trying to determine whether any English-language articles were still being blocked.
Andrew Lih, a Chinese-American in Beijing researching a book about Wikipedia, reported on his blog, www.andrewlih.com/blog, that he could get access to many controversial subjects but could not read the English-language article about the suppression of the pro- democracy movement in Tiananmen Square in 1989.
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