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US responds to China’s heightened censorship

China restricted access to US news agency Bloomberg this past week.  According to Bloomberg spokesperson Ty Trippet this is in reaction to a recent article divulging the familial wealth of Xi Jinping, the man expected to be the next Chinese president.  The article, which ran June 29, explains the extreme wealth of the Xi family, […]

Herdict at work in China, again

China is back in the spotlight here at Herdict again. Over the past day the number of Herdict visitors from China has quadrupled and overtaken visitors from the US. What’s driving this? Users are reporting to Herdict that Google, Gmail and YouTube are inaccessible. This morning a Bloomberg article, citing Herdict data, is reporting that […]