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Blocked on Weibo - a book by Ng, Jason Q.

Blocked on Weibo

What Gets Suppressed on China's Version of Twitter (and Why)

Blocked on Weibo( )
Author: Ng, Jason Q.
ISBN:978-1-59558-885-2
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:New Press, The
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

Though often described with foreboding buzzwords such as "The Great Firewall" and the "censorship regime," Internet regulation in China is rarely either obvious or straightforward. This was the inspiration for China specialist Jason Q. Ng to write an innovative computer script that would make it possible to deduce just which terms are suppressed on China’s most important social media site, Sina Weibo. The remarkable and groundbreaking result is Blocked on Weibo, which...
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