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Internet Tests Chinese Political Controls

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Internet Tests Chinese Political Controls

Internet Tests Chinese Political Controls

Internet Tests Chinese Political Controls

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The Internet is supposed to herald the end of authoritarian government. And China is supposed to be the test case. But the Chinese Communist Party is adept at blocking Web sites it doesn't want people to see. Will the Internet play a role in a political transformation of China, or will it just help the government exert new controls?