Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Baidu Censoring Search Results for the Names of Three Provincial Leaders

The screenshots below were taken on November 23, 2013, and show that Baidu was censoring searches for:
  • Jiang Dingzhi (蒋定之), Governor of Hainan Province.
  • Li Xiaopeng (李小鹏), Governor of Shanxi Province and son of former Premier Li Peng.
  • Wang Anshun (王安顺), Mayor of Beijing
Baidu was not censoring the names of any other provincial-level leaders.
Sina Weibo was not censoring searches for any of these names.

Internet Censorship on the First Anniversary of the White Paper Movement

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