August 02, 2004
The Straits Times has an interesting article on the growing number of Chinese websites that are exposing graft in official-dom. While not necessarily blogs these sites are fulfilling many of the same roles and are starting to have results. However there is speculation there are greater powers at work here than a few lone rangers trying to shed some light on official corruption:
...several websites here have been gaining attention lately for casting an uncomfortable spotlight on official corruption and encouraging Internet users to report such abuses.The article finishes by saying several of the websites mentioned have been shut down or are 'under construction'. Still, it's a start. posted by Simon on 08.02.04 at 11:16 AM in the
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