China Bans Search Term 'Occupy'

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Tue, Oct 25th, 2011 21:00 by capnasty NEWS

According to this article in GOOD by senior editor Cord Jefferson, China "is now banning any and all search keywords that could theoretically be associated with OWS." From the article:

A good rule of thumb for life is that if the Chinese government is against it, you're probably doing something right. The latest evidence to support this axiom is the Occupy Wall Street movement, which has spread from lower Manhattan to cities around the globe, including London, Auckland, Toronto, and Rome, among many others. Terrified by OWS' viral growth, the oppressive regime controlling China is taking measures to ensure the protests don't happen there. And it's starting with the internet.

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