[Wikipedia-l] wikipedia in China
fredbaud at ctelco.net
Thu Sep 23 18:05:05 UTC 2004
Maybe, but there may be an article, [[censorship]]. What goes in that?
> From: Christopher Mahan <chris_mahan at yahoo.com>
> Reply-To: wikipedia-l at Wikimedia.org
> Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2004 10:46:55 -0700 (PDT)
> To: wikipedia-l at Wikimedia.org
> Subject: Re: [Wikipedia-l] wikipedia in China
> --- Fred Bauder <fredbaud at ctelco.net> wrote:
>> All the things you suggest are good and no problem for the
>> government. I
>> have absolutely no problem with writing about all those good
>> things. But the
>> focus of the government is going to be on things like that BBS that
>> got shut
>> down. Should there be no article? A syncopathic article explaining
>> why it
>> was necessary to shut it down from the government viewpoint? Or an
>> from a Neutral point of view?
> No article at all.
> It is truly insignificant, if you think about it.
> When there are 350,000 articles in Chinese about Chinese history,
> politics, culture and religions, then, a small blurb about efforts by
> the central govt to curb radicalism that impacted a small number of
> computer users (anything less than 10 million is small in china.)
> would be called for.
> Let's not focus on the twisted twig while standing in a large forest.
> Chris Mahan
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