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  • 2018-09-03 11:24:25
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China bans Australian national news website China bans Australian national news website
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Beijing authorities have already stopped many online presences including BBC and Google Beijing authorities have already stopped many online presences including BBC and Google
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<strong>Chinese authorities are reported to <a href="https://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-45392570">have blacked out</a> another international news broadcaster.</strong> <strong>Chinese authorities are reported to <a href="https://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-45392570">have blacked out</a> another international news broadcaster.</strong>
Australia's national broadcaster, the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), says its website has not been available since August 22. In its own report on the action, the ABC said a Chinese official had told it that "the internet was fully open" but <a href="http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-09-03/china-officially-bans-abc-website/10193158">"state sovereignty rights"</a> would be upheld. Australia's national broadcaster, the ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), says its website has not been available since August 22. In its own report on the action, the ABC said a Chinese official had told it that "the internet was fully open" but <a href="http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-09-03/china-officially-bans-abc-website/10193158">"state sovereignty rights"</a> would be upheld.
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A Chinese official was quoted as saying that China had the right to take "technical measures" in cases of posts featuring pornography, illegal gambling, or any other material which would endanger state security. A Chinese official was quoted as saying that China had the right to take "technical measures" in cases of posts featuring pornography, illegal gambling, or any other material which would endanger state security.
In late 2017, the Chinese embassy in Canberra, the Australian capital, strongly<a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-42247509"> criticized Australian politicians and media</a> for "irresponsible remarks" without citing specific instances (<em>BBC</em>). In late 2017, the Chinese embassy in Canberra, the Australian capital, strongly<a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-42247509"> criticized Australian politicians and media</a> for "irresponsible remarks" without citing specific instances (<em>BBC</em>).
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Google has been officially blocked since 2010, and <em>The New York Times</em> and Bloomberg news sites have <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Websites_blocked_in_mainland_China">not been permitted</a> since 2012.  Google has been officially blocked since 2010, and <em>The New York Times</em> and Bloomberg news sites have <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Websites_blocked_in_mainland_China">not been permitted</a> since 2012. <a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/80681/"><em>WikiTribune</em> first reported</a> that Beijing re-blocked the BBC's websites, as well as its mobile app for the first time, in late July 2018.
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<li>Have the government bans on websites in China restricted you?</li>  <li>Have the government bans on websites in China restricted you?</li>
<li>What other sites have been banned?</li>  <li>What other sites have been banned?</li>
<li>What other countries have banned news websites?</li>  <li>What other countries have banned news websites?</li>
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&nbsp; See also: <a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/86303/">Google develops censorship-friendly search engine</a>
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