1,313,973,713. That is the latest population figure I got when I searched Google for "China Population". It came from the CIA. How useful of them.
It is therefore also the number of people blocked from seeing Network54.com. Apparently, this tiny company is a threat the government of China. Or someone is building a competitor to us and they have a friend in the government that can block us out. How is that for free trade? Where is the WTO on this?
Nowhere. And won't be. Just look at this article from News.com
about filtering search results. Not only does the Chinese government block us via the "Great Chinese Firewall" but they pressure search engines to do so also. Oddly, the old school monopoly seems to be the most fair to us: Microsoft. Who knew?
V3 provides a way around it, but it is real annoying. And we were becoming immensely popular in China. It was quickly becoming half our traffic. Now its none...
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