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China creates own Net domains

Bypass of US control stirs fear of censorship

By Hiawatha Bray
Globe Staff / March 1, 2006

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Internet authorities in China have set up a new family of Chinese-language alternatives to .com and other popular Internet address domains. It's a move that bypasses the US-sponsored organization that controls address information for the global Internet, and some analysts fear that it could enhance China's ability to censor its citizens' access to the Internet. (Full article: 611 words)

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