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Protests, New York and Twitter in China

Posted by w_thames_the_d on September 17, 2011


China blocks Twitter, sort of. I have it from very reliable sources that you can use kindle to Tweet but even if you use a v.p.n your twitter usage can be blocked or relatively useless- meaning it is somehow blocked. So if you can tweet freely from your Kindle, why would they block it or how could they do so from a v…pn?

They say twitter is blocked to stop flash riots or mobs like the one below from NYC but we all know that is bullshit. We know that the real reason is that some chicom probably has some stock in their Chinese knockoff of twitter…
NYC problem here
“More than 1,000 social media-driven protestors descended on the Financial District Saturday to rail against corporate greed, forcing the NYPD to lock down Wall Street.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2011/09/17/2011-09-17_even_on_a_sat_protesters_cant_shut_wall_st.html#ixzz1YKTKahBW

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