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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Elude The Cat

China's answer to a crime includes amateur sleuths - IHT

Li Qiaoming and a half-dozen fellow inmates played "elude the cat," a Chinese hide-and-seek that might be better described as Marco Polo without the pool.

Unfortunately supposedly he fell down, suffered a head injury, and died.

Fascinating story on so many levels:
  1. Power of the Internet in China.
  2. How the government tries to manipulate the Internet.
  3. Internet commentator is a euphemism for those who seek to shape public debate with pro-government postings.



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