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No Blogging For Soldiers – China

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China already has many rules on web censorship but this one is new – NO BLOGGING for soldiers. Wan Long, the political commissar of the People’s Liberation Army announced that “Soldiers cannot open blogs on the Internet no matter (whether) he or she does it in the capacity of a soldier or not.”  Apparently, this ban which affects 2.3 million soldiers has been in effect since June 15.  According to PLA authorities, such is essential to ensure military ‘confidentiality’.

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