Censorship in china

By: Daionna I.

Censorship In China

Censorship in China conjures the image of rigid, unsmiling authority, but that disapproving scowl can give way to a different expression — and not always a consistent one.Human rights impacts the quality of life for people of China and their future. Censorship it Impacts China By Not Letting them Choose What they want to do in life. Also By Not letting them Be Free. means that someone else has sat down and decided WHAT I can view / read / obtain. For as long as there's been an Internet, China has sought to monitor and control how its citizens use it. That's no small task in the world's most populous country, which now has more web-surfers — some 253 million — than America. Technology known as "the Great Firewall" blocks web sites on an array of sensitive topics (democracy, for instance), while tens of thousands of government monitors and citizen volunteers regularly sweep through blogs, chat forums, and even e-mail to ensure nothing challenges the country's self-styled "harmonious society." Read more: http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1885961,00.html#ixzz2Qq5dvPkQ.