China Gov Desperate to Survive, Advocates Internet Police State to World

jamesd at jamesd at
Sun Apr 22 04:20:53 PDT 2018

On 4/22/2018 10:55 AM, Shawn K. Quinn wrote:
> Actually, it is more like: we cannot let China tell the rest of the
> world what the internet should become.
> Given what they do to internet traffic as it crosses their borders, I
> think the best course of action would be to cut China off completely,
> and let them have their own private national network. When they tire of
> this, reconnect them on the condition that they do nothing to filter
> traffic based on (assumed) content (i.e. take down the "great firewall").

Chinese censorship is less severe than US censorship.  If I want to find 
out what is actually going on in the world, I get a better view from 
Chinese sources.  Chinese accounts of US events are generally closer to 
reality than US accounts, which tend to be dominated by official truth.

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