Have you guys run across this little post at antiwar.com? – because we have a page showing the Abu Ghraib abuses. Update: After channels of communication were opened as a result of this article on Gawker, Google contacted us and said they would be restoring our ads. However, Friday morning I received another demand to remove content from our site. Google has decided this … [Read more...] about About that Bastion of the Free Internet, Google…
Two weeks back, Russia Today broke a story with the title "China employs 2 million analysts to monitor web activity." From that, we get a plethora of dark articles about how bad the Chinese government is. For example, from the BBC, we get an article titled "China employs two million microblog monitors state media say": More than two million people in China are employed by … [Read more...] about Shadows of Censorship? Really???
Recently, in light of the stink Google stirred up leaving China, many pundits in the West have opined how the Internet is inherently anti-government, how the Chinese government is too draconian in its control of the Internet, even how the second law of thermodynamics and "freedom" will eventually triumph. I find by and most these observations to be absurd. … [Read more...] about Social Media – Not a Fad , and Not Anti-China